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# the-great-famine - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots'

Aspects of Irish history are conspicuous by their absence from the syllabus, writes Caoimhín de Barra.

# the-great-famine - Sunday 8 November, 2015

World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine

Bridget was interviewed by one of the many journalists sent from London to find out if the famine was actually as bad as the Irish press was making out.

# the-great-famine - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant' Hungry

Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'

But the Irish-produced series – called Hungry – has been defended by other comedians.

# the-great-famine - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.