'An tOcras Mór' The Great Hunger.

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When Ireland Starved Add Video

A very well done documentary

Posted by Sandy T. on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 PM 420 Views

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Reply Sandy T.
7:25 PM on May 21, 2010 
But also underplayed at some points as merely a Potato Famine...but it does give a fairly good overview of the callous and unfeeling nature of the British Government towards Ireland through the poor laws, penal laws and general attitude and commentary by British Officials of the day. It makes no mention of the tons and tons of food being exported daily out of Ireland to England while the Irish starved.