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A riot outside a workhouse during the famine of the 1840s.

The 1830 Limerick Food Riots

Poverty, inequality, and food riots in Limerick City in the 1830s. By Liam Hogan. The 1830s were an especially desperate time for …

Frederick Engels as a young man.

Frederick Engels and Ireland

Aidan Beatty on Frederick Engels’ evolving views on Ireland and the Irish in the 19th century.   Give me two hundred thousand …