The famine in Lurgan/Portadown by Gerard MacAtasney

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Published by Beyond The Pale Publications in Belfast .

Written in English

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  • Ireland,
  • Portadown (Northern Ireland),
  • Lurgan (Northern Ireland),
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Lurgan,
  • Portadown


  • Famines -- Northern Ireland -- Lurgan -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Famines -- Northern Ireland -- Portadown -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.,
  • Portadown (Northern Ireland) -- History.,
  • Lurgan (Northern Ireland) -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-115) and index.

Book details

Other titlesThis dreadful visitation
StatementGerard Mac Atasney ; with foreword by Christine Kinealy.
LC ClassificationsDA950.7 .M33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL282232M
ISBN 101900960028
LC Control Number97184532

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The Irish language, which was already in decline, suffered a near fatal blow from the Famine, since it was the more remote areas which still used Irish that were most affected by the famine. Transcript of the book 'History of Friends in Portadown - ' - Bibliography.

The Famine in Lurgan and Portadown. McCORRY, FRANCIS X. Lurgan: An Irish Provincial Town PATTERSON, T.G.F. Harvest Home. 50 YEARS AND AFTER A History of Ulster Friends Home Mission Committee. This Dreadful Visitation: Famine in Lurgan/Portadown by Mac Atasney, Gerard The famine in Lurgan/Portadown book - ISBN - ISBN - Beyond the Pale Publications - - Softcover.

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Everyday low Reviews: 2. Gerard McAtasney is the author of the book "This dreadful visitation" which recounts stories surrounding the famine in the Lurgan and Portadown area.

He tells us how the Shankill graveyard had. The Poor Law Union of Lurgan comprises parts of counties Armagh, Down and Antrim. The workhouse was located in the town of Lurgan, parish of Shankill, County Armagh.

There were dispensaries in Lurgan and Seagoe in County Armagh and in Portadown in County Down. She is the author of, among other books, A Death-Dealing Famine: The Great Hunger in Ireland (Pluto, ).Gerard Mac Atasney is currently completing a doctoral thesis on the famine in County Armagh.

He is the author of a number of articles on the Famine, and two previous books, The Famine in Lurgan/Portadown (Beyond the Pale Publications, This volume corrects that distortion "the Famine didn't happen in Ulster." Ulster was indeed spared what a local newspaper called "the horrors of Skibereen," but nonetheless, the severity of the famine, particularly in the winteris all too apparent in each of the nine counties.

95 inmates of Lurgan Workhouse died in one week in February ; and people queued to get into. Famines > Northern Ireland > Portadown > History > 19th century. Ireland > History > Famine, Portadown (Northern Ireland) > History. This Dreadful Visitation: Famine in Lurgan/Portadown by Gerard Mac Atasney ISBN ISBN Paperback; Belfast: Beyond The Pale Publications, ; ISBN Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The famine in Lurgan/Portadown at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Particularly hard-hit was the Lurgan-Portadown linen triangle of north Armagh. image copyright Picture: Mark Carline Lurgan Workhouse in recorded the third highest mortality of.

Lurgan, Co. Armagh [Bibliography] Lurgan Poor Law Union was formed on the 16th Januaryand covered an area of square miles. Its operation was overseen by an elected Board of Guardians, 25 in number, representing its 19 electoral divisions as listed below (figures in brackets indicate numbers of Guardians if more than one).

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MATHERS Victor The wife and family of the late Victor Mathers of Dollingstown would like to express their thanks to everyone who has offered sympathy and kindness at. JOHNSTON Mark To all Mark's family, we send sincere condolences.

May our Lord bestow his peace upon you in this time of sadness and grief. During the Great Famine ofPortadown was affected as much as any other Ulster town. Many folk who were left destitute by the famine went to Lurgan Workhouse, which was 6 miles away.

In the minute book of Portadown Market Company, the local inspector reported to the committee that sheds were occupied for making soup.

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