The Ghosts of Grosse Ile

In 1847 100,000 Irish people traveled to Grosse Ile, the Quebec port of entry, trying to escape starvation during the potato famine.

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Surplus People: From Wicklow to Canada

Surplus People: From Wicklow to Canada, a book written by Jim Rees, was first published under the title Surplus People: The Fitzwilliam Clearances 1847-1856. The book is being released under the new title later this month by Collins Press of Cork.

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