Are you tweeting eviction? @famineeviction

For the benefit of those that don’t tweet or indeed have missed some of the many tweets which we have sent out on @famineeviction we are going to share some through the blog. Much like the call for information which we issued in September 2016, engagement through twitter has provided very useful information which enables us to understand the nature of famine eviction particularly at a local level. Here is a sample of some of the material which was recently uploaded to the twitter page: galway-eviction-may-1848

                                  Kerry Evening Post, May 1848


  Historian TP O’Neill writing in the Irish Press in 1960


The Anglo Celt newspaper, January 1851 reporting about the clearance system in Donegal


Tuam Herald, May 1848 reporting eviction in Headford, county Galway

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