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Exposing England For Famine Wrongs, Ian Kilroy Nov 2012

Exposing England For Famine Wrongs, Ian Kilroy

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A critical review of The Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan. Coogan blames English government policy for the Irish Famline.


Faith-Based Charity And Professional Ambition In The Life Of Charles Gordon O'Neill (1828-1900), Stephen Utick Aug 2012

Faith-Based Charity And Professional Ambition In The Life Of Charles Gordon O'Neill (1828-1900), Stephen Utick

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This translocational biography provides an interpretation of the life of Catholic philanthropist, colonial parliamentarian and civil engineer Charles Gordon O’Neill (1828-1900). Focusing on the two most significant elements in his life, commitment to faith-based charity and professional ambition in pursuit of an empire career in civil engineering, it also examines the balance between O’Neill’s Irish Catholic and British identities. Covering O’Neill’s life in Victorian Scotland (1828-1863), colonial New Zealand (1864-1880) and pre-Federation New South Wales (1881-1900), the biography traces the sequence and patterns of these two respective elements through a broadly chronological theme-based historiography. This ...


The Emigrant Of An Gorta Mór: The Emigration Experience Of Cornelius Delaney During Ireland's Great Famine Of 1845-1850, Sarah Nelson Apr 2012

The Emigrant Of An Gorta Mór: The Emigration Experience Of Cornelius Delaney During Ireland's Great Famine Of 1845-1850, Sarah Nelson

Antonian Scholars Honors Program

‘The Emigrant of An Gorta Mόr,’ describes the emigration experience of my ancestor, Cornelius Delaney, during Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845-1850. The Great Famine, known in Gaelic as ‘An Gorta Mόr’ (the Great Hunger), began in 1845, when the fungus Phytophthora infestans infected the potato crop in Ireland. During the years of the Famine, Ireland lost nearly half of its population to starvation, disease and emigration. In the format of an annotated, historical fiction piece, ‘The Emigrant of An Gorta Mόr,’ presents the experience of Cornelius and the Delaney family during the Famine in Ireland and Cornelius’s experience ...


The Shanachie, Volume 24, Number 4, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society Jan 2012

The Shanachie, Volume 24, Number 4, Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society

The Shanachie (CIAHS)

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