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The potato eaters

During the six years of great Irish Famine, when their potato crop was ruined by potato blight... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
Remember the Irish

Near the Hyde Park Barracks, the Irish Famine Memorial is located. This monument was inspired by... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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13 Aug 2018
“The potato eaters”
7 Apr 2018
“Remember the Irish”
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

During the six years of great Irish Famine, when their potato crop was ruined by potato blight, millions died or escaped from Ireland. The time 4114 orphan girls were shipped to the Australian colonies. The girls, who arrived in Sydney were accommodated in the Barracks,...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Near the Hyde Park Barracks, the Irish Famine Memorial is located. This monument was inspired by the 4000 single young women that came from Ireland to Sydney. They left because of the famine. Most of them were teenagers. They had a special emigration permission to...More

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