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In 2009 she was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series and was awarded an arts bursary by Wicklow County Council. The story is the complex tale of a friendship between two boys in Wicklow, Ireland prior to and during World War I. Thus, only dupes of British propaganda still refer to “The Irish Famine,” as nobody died of lack of potatoes; but over five million Irish Catholics died of starvation or of malnutrition-induced disease when British troops removed their meats, grains, dairy products, etc.

Pages: 474

Publisher: Severn House Publishers (March 1, 2006)

ISBN: 0727875132

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