Some Irish Famine Web Sites to Explore

An Gorta Mor, The Great Irish Famine

This is a site with many photos, drawings, prints, a bibliography, and fascinating English, Irish and American reporting and commentary from the era.

The Irish Potato Famine

From The History Place.

Visual Representation: The Irish Famine of 1845-50

A short piece with visual commentaries many of which are taken from Illustrated London News and Punch.

The Boston Irish Famine Memorial

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Irish Famine, Boston's Irish community unveiled a $1 million memorial park on June 28,1998 that is located in downtown Boston, along the city's Freedom Trail.

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