The Girl from County Clare

A B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree. Brigid, an 18-year-old talented lacemaker, flees starvation and poverty in 19th century Ireland to find a better life in Australia, only to find it in New Zealand. www.vickyadin.co.nz
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14 historical fiction books set in Ireland. These novels are great for St. Patrick's Day or all year round!

14 historical fiction books set in Ireland. These novels are great for St. Patrick's Day or all year round!

Literary Friday Book Review: Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl. The Irish were used as slaves before the market for black people were up and running. Irish slavery ended in 1839, black in 1865. At one point white slaves made up 2/3's of all slaves in America. race had less to do with slavery and more to do with money and religion.

Literary Friday Book Review: Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl. The Irish were used as slaves before the market for black people were up and running. Irish slavery ended in 1839, black in 1865. At one point white slaves made up 2/3's of all slaves in America. race had less to do with slavery and more to do with money and religion.

Like making lace – she pieced together a new life from a single thread of hope  Brigid, the talented eighteen-year-old lacemaker, flees starvation and poverty in 19th-century Ireland to seek a better life in Australia. As captivating as she is skilful, she must conquer her innate fears if she is to fulfil her dream.

Like making lace – she pieced together a new life from a single thread of hope Brigid, the talented eighteen-year-old lacemaker, flees starvation and poverty in 19th-century Ireland to seek a better life in Australia. As captivating as she is skilful, she must conquer her innate fears if she is to fulfil her dream.

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