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This episode marks a return to the Great Famine Series. Coming podcasts will detail the later phase of the Famine including emigration and the bitter struggle that broke out between lanldords & tenants.
This show sets the stage by focusing on the life of the most famous Irish person of the 19th century – Daniel O’Connell.  Known as ‘King Dan’ the final years of his life provide a great opportunity to recap on what has happened so far and tie up loose ends before we continue our story. 

The Great Famine 1845 – 47

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