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16 October 2014
Immigrants & Exiles - Irish in Ireland

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Death is in every hovel, disease and famine are affecting the young and old, the strong and weak, the mother and the infant. The husband dies by the side of the wife and she doesn’t realise that he has died. The same rags cover the skeletons of the dead and the skeleton shape of the living. Rats devour the corpse and there is no energy among the living to drive them from their horrid feast.

Cork Examiner 1846

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