The Great Hunger

In 1840, the population of Ireland was over 8 million[1]The Great Irish Famine Was a Turning Point for Ireland and America. Today it is 5 million[2]Ireland Population. Between 1841 and 1850 one million died during the Great Hunger and another million emigrated.  During the 150th commemorations of the Famine, Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed… Continue reading The Great Hunger