The Famine Irish: Emigration and the Great Hunger

Editor : Ciaran Reilly

The Famine Irish: Emigration and the Great Hunger

Book Details

  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Published : 2016
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 272
  • Category :
    Popular Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 96626
  • ISBN 13 : 9781845888909
  • ISBN 10 : 1845888901

About the Editor(s)

Dr Ciarán Reilly is an historian of nineteenth and twentieth century Irish history with particular interest in the Great Irish Famine; country houses; landed estates, and the Irish Revolution, 1912-23.

Dr Reilly’s research has led to a number of important public engagements including conferences, public lectures, schools liaison and a host of television, radio and print media activities. His research collaborations include those with university colleagues in Ireland, Britain, Finland, South Africa and the USA. He is a founding member of the European Forum for the Study of Country Houses and Landed Estates and a member of the International Network of Irish Famine Studies and the North American Irish Famine Network.

His publications include:
Capard: An Irish Country House & Estate
The Land Agent, 1700-1920
Women and the Great Hunger in Ireland
The Famine Irish: Emigration and the Great Hunger
The Irish Land Agent, 1830-60: the Case of King's County
Strokestown and the Great Irish Famine
John Plunket Joly and the Great Famine in King's County
Edenderry, County Offaly and the Downshire estate, 1790-1800

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