Irish History Podcasts

This picture appeared in The Manchester Guardian under the caption of "Famine in Ireland" in February 1925. This article podcast examines the reality behind the claims

**Podcast** Did the Irish Government cover up mass starvation in 1920s?

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In the Spring of 1925 newspapers around the world carried stories that a famine had broken out in Ireland. The Manchester Guardian reported 750,000 people were at risk, a figure repeated by the Soviet Union’s daily Pravda. However you won’t find mention of this “famine” in Irish history books so in I went to the National Archives in search of evidence. What I found was tragic details of yet another cover up. Listen to the show to find out what I discovered.

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