This link will take you to the June / July issue of Irish America Magazine. Nearly the entire issue is devoted to articles related to the Great Hunger. Preparation for this issue has ensured that many different aspects of the period are covered – it’s a must read for sure.
The cover story for this important issue is by Thomas Cahill. Go to the site using the above address – just copy / paste it into your browser bar.
Why Famine Came to Ireland
Thomas Cahill writes on the great catastrophe that became known as the Famine. The mass exodus of people during and following this period would forever change the course of Irish and American history.
And, let me add a word of encouragement from Bill Fahey:
“I urge all of to go to http://www.irishcentral.com/IrishAmerica/IAjun_july2010/
It’s where you will find this edition of Irish America. Print and save the information for future use. Use e-mail contacts to spread the word.”