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Extract from the Cork Examiner, 1846, describing the effects
of the famine.
Letter from Johann Kohl, a German visitor to Ireland in 1844,
describing the division of farms.
from the traditional song Skibbereen detailing the reasons a
man left Ireland. "My son I loved my native land…".
taken from the magazine Punch in 1861, and titled "Punch attacks
from the report on Rural Distress, 1881, describing conditions
for farmers in Ireland.