The Great Famine — Peto’s People — GLOBAL1.BLOG


The Great Famine or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849. During the famine, about one million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island’s population to fall by between 20% and 25%. The famine and its effects permanently changed […] […]

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