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This series continues the story of the Great Famine into the notorious year of Black ’47 by returning to the town of Skibbereen. Looking at how life in the town changed it details the horrifying lives many had to endure. However starvation was not the only way the famine changed Ireland and the show begins by looking at the unusual story of James Dillon, a coroner in Co Offaly who was tasked with investigating two suspicious deaths in December 1846.

Black ’47 – A World Turned Upside Down (1847)

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