Known now as the 'Battle of Widow McCormack's Cabbage Patch,' this attempted rebellion by The Young Ireland movement against the British in the wake of The Great Hunger was short-lived.
Typhus spread rapidly on Irish famine ships.
Irish Famine movies Arracht and Black 47, as well as homeless drama Rosie, receive most nominations for 2020 IFTAs.
The Irish literary genius Oscar will be celebrated with a special online event streamed from The Great Hunger Institute, in Connecticut.
The station is being erected in an Irish area of Montreal with deep ties to the Great Hunger.
How America's first female cop helped the people of Chicago, her first-hand experiences of racism in the US against Great Hunger immigrants.
Oscar Wilde's life and legacy will be celebrated during a six-part online series presented by Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University.
Ireland's National Famine Commemoration was hosted in Dublin after the planned event in Buncrana, Co Donegal was deferred to 2021 due to coronavirus.
A GoFundMe for Navajo and Hopi families has raised nearly $3 million thanks in large part to Irish and Irish Americans hoping to repay the favor extended by the Choctaw Nation during The Great Hunger.
At least 41 people in the Navajo Nation in Utah, New Mexico and Arizona have contracted the virus.
On April 12, 1847, during the height of the Great Hunger, New England sent the USS Jamestown laden with supplies to the starving Irish.
Going on a genealogical quest in County Meath, from the Great Hunger to Maureen O'Hara, "The Big House" and scandals.
Social distancing during the Famine was leaving your home and hearth and catching the boat to America.
The tragic story of the Irish “mud crawlers” who fled to Wales during the Famine.
First-ever human interest interview was with a grieving Irish famine mother
Great Famine Voices Roadshow to gather memories and stories from Irish emigrants and descendants in the USA and Canada.
How poor Irish Catholics were forced to choose between converting to Protestantism or starvation during Ireland's Great Hunger.
William Carleton, the man famed for his depictions of life in Ireland during The Great Hunger, was born on this day, February 20, 1794.
Today on Abraham Lincoln's birthday (Feb 12) we remember the great generosity of the 16th President of the United States who donated to Ireland's Great Hunger relief.
A group of 600 Irish starving during the Great Hunger set out to Doolough to find food. Most of did not survive.
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