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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 …

Front View of Ramp

Medieval Moated Sites In Ireland

In this essay Gearoid Phelan explores the Medieval moated sites in Ireland. Gearoid is currently working on a PhD at the University of …