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#The Famine

# the-famine - Sunday 16 May, 2021

President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration
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President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration

May 16th 2021, 4:31 PM 9,961 Views 17 Comments

Higgins called the famine a defining moment for Ireland, saying that it unleashed a “cataclysmic period” of Irish history

# the-famine - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Trichet's Corn: Yanis Varoufakis says the ECB are as bad as the British during the Famine
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Trichet's Corn: Yanis Varoufakis says the ECB are as bad as the British during the Famine

Oct 4th 2016, 11:40 AM 17,697 Views 83 Comments

Charles Trevelyan is one of the most vilified figures in Irish history but Varoufakis sees parallels in the ECB’s Jean-Claude Trichet.

# the-famine - Sunday 8 November, 2015

World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine
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World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine

Nov 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 22,062 Views 73 Comments

Bridget was interviewed by one of the many journalists sent from London to find out if the famine was actually as bad as the Irish press was making out.

# the-famine - Friday 2 January, 2015

Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'
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From The Daily Edge
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Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:28 AM 35,785 Views 224 Comments

But the Irish-produced series – called Hungry – has been defended by other comedians.

# the-famine - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'
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BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

Feb 21st 2012, 9:15 PM 18,377 Views 51 Comments

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.