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The Great Famine

History Themes

The novel "Under The Hawthorn Tree" by Marita Conlon-McKenna tells the story of one Irish family during famine times in Ireland.
(Click here to see a picture of Marita Conlon-McKenna when she visited our school in 2005)

The Dunbrody Famine Ship
Find out about Irish Emigrants
who left during the time of the Famine

A poor family being evicted from their home during the famine

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

Here are links to the other parts of the documentary above:
Part 2 - - Part 3 - - Part 4 - - Part 5 - - Part 6

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