On this page I will give you facts on how the Great famine changed Ireland. In a box further down on this page you will find links to other articles that cover other aspects of the famine in more detail.
Famine Memorial (An Gorta Mór) in Annaghdown, County Galway. County Galway was one of the counties that were hardest hit by the famine.
Read here about the causes of the Irish Potato Famine, about poverty in the period leading up the the Irish Famine, facts about the reality of the Potato Famine, and about how the government mismanaged the Great Famine worsening the crisis, about how the famine changed Ireland, and finally about how it triggered the murder of landlords.
Read about Strokestown Park House and the famine.
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