The Annaghmore Evictions, Galway 1853

The Annaghmore Evictions, 18531

In October 1853 the Freeman’s Journal reported that all evicted tenants from Annaghmore, county Galway had emigrated to America.   These 33 families had been evicted in May of 1853.  Did the landlord pay them to go? Who was the landlord in question? If you have any information on these evictions please get in touch @famineeviction or email

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