The episode tells the fascinating but forgotten story of Margaret Murphy. Margaret’s life is one of neglected stories of people who lived through the Great Hunger.

She was born in Ireland in the final years of the 18th century and was an eyewitness to the rebellions, wars and recession that set the stage for the Great Famine in the late 1840s.

Thanks to the following people for readings.

Clodagh Leonard

Nick MacCrimmons


Hugh Sheehy

Aidan Crowe

& Tara Lonij

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