Mary Mc Connell entered the workhouse in Belfast in July 1847 as an orphan and a pauper.
Anyone who has dabbled in researching Famine Orphan girls will recognise the vast amount of work and skill involved in this collection of histories.
Mary Ann McMaster came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme.
The Butlers, powerful aristocrats, occupied a major part in the history of Ireland for over 500 years.
His greatest strength is indubitably his capacity to create a page turning narrative out of both the mundane and exotic.
Ten verbal snapshots of the Irish in Coburg over the last 180 years…
Whether you are just beginning your Irish research or have been at it for years, you won’t want to miss these workshops.
A young woman of 23 might have seemed a pliable appointment as a teacher at Glenmaggie, but Clara Weeks, who opened the school in June 1875 to public cheering, proved otherwise.
This book provides information about the backgrounds of each of the 7 signatories , and much more….
Ambassador Breandán took an inclusive and humanist approach, linking the sufferings of the victims of the Irish Famine with those of people displaced today.