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The Irish famine: catastrophe, diaspora, and redemption

Kevin R. Loughlin Boston, Massachusetts, United States   Famine sculpture in Dublin Tensions between the English and the Irish date back to at least the time of Prince John Lackland, who was made Lord of Ireland by his father, Henry II of England in 1177.1 Anti-Catholic sentiments were pronounced by Oliver Cromwell after his invasion […]