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16 October 2014
Immigrants & Exiles - Irish in Ireland

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Irish in Ireland: letters and diaries
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Irish parents are too fond of their children, who all want a piece of ground to grow food. As a result, farms which were originally big enough to support a man and his family have been divided from generation to generation. From this endless division, people end up with a piece of ground so small they are always in a state between barely having enough and starving.

Johann Kohl, 1844

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