The Rise and Fall of the Orange Order during the Famine Years
Revising Robert Burns and Ulster
Literature, religion and politics, c.1770–1920
In a broad-ranging series of essays this book, published in the 250th anniversary year of the birth of Robert Burns, offers a timely opportunity to re-examine the...
Author/Editor: Frank Ferguson & Andrew R. Holmes, editors
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