St Patricks Day in Black '47

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As people across the world prepare to mark St Patrick's day this podcast looks what at happened on St Patricks Day during the worst year of the Great Famine. Celebrations were not cancelled but on a day supposed to celebrat all things Irish, events in Dublin revealed there were two very different Irelands in that year.

While one half of the city starved the other half planned a party....

My Dublin Famine Tour launches this Sunday. Book you place now at www.Dublinfaminetour.ie

As people across the world mark St Patrick's day this podcast looks what at happened in Dublin on St Patricks Day during the worst year of the Great Famine. Celebrations were not cancelled but on a day supposed to celebrate all things Irish, events in Dublin revealed there were two very different Irelands in that year.

While one half of the city starved the other half planned a party....

My Dublin Famine Tour launches this Sunday. Book you place now at www.Dublinfaminetour.ie

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