The Great Famine in Kinsale
Fleeing from famine in Connemara
James Hack Tuke and his assisted emigration scheme in the 1880s
Between 1882 and 1884, the English Quaker and philanthropist James Hack Tuke assisted nearly 5,000 people, mainly families, to emigrate from Connemara – paying for their passage and...
Author/Editor: Gerard Moran
Food rioting in Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
The 'moral economy' and the Irish crowd
Food rioting, one of the most studied manifestations of purposeful protest internationally, was practised in Ireland for a century and a half between the early eighteenth century and...
Author/Editor: James Kelly