The Leaving of Loughrea

An Irish Family in the Great Famine
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(186 Seiten)
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ISBN-13:
9781481788250
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
186
Autor:
Stephen Lally
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This is the story of the Lally family between 1818 and1848. It could just as easily be your story if you have
ancestors who were among over a million people who
left the beautiful and tragic land of Ireland in the 1840s.

This family lived in the Loughrea area, County Galway, Ireland,
and their story is similar to that of so many Irish families as they
struggled against the odds, were overwhelmed by the tragedy of the
Great Famine, and were forced to leave their beloved homeland.

This book explores how the Irish lived at this time, how they
thought, and the reasons for their situation in Ireland. It brings
together the many strands of Irish society and the economics,
politics, and philosophy that dominated their lives. It describes
the terrible journeys that members of the family undertook to
reach England, America, Canada, and Australia.

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