Irish Potato Famine
Throughout the ordeal of the Irish Potato Famine, c. 1845 - 1850, people throughout the world formed many
different views on the situation. Those views formed mainly through information fed to world news agencies by
the British government, the ruling power in Ireland at the time. While the Irish starved for lack of food and
medical aid, the English government looked on with callous disinterest. English families feasted on Irish-grown
grains and wheat,
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on the Irish
Genocide: "Let us not dare to forget the terrible death and suffering that occurred between 1845 and 1850. In fact
we should indelibly fix it in our personal and collective memory, for we are out ancestors."
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Uris, Jill and Leon. "Ireland, A Terrible Beauty." New York, New York: Bantam Books.,
MacManus, Seamus. "The Story of the Irish Race." Devin-Aider Company., 1945.