The traditional view of Irish agriculture portrays Irish rural society as synonymous with backwardness, poverty, eviction and exploitation. In this.
Ireland saw food shortages in This period of hardship did not cause the high number of deaths as the Great Famine and this "famine" was.
In January the Treasury authorised to be loaned to Irish landowners and sanitary authorities for projects normally carried out under the Land. 3 Percent on the British government and in the distribution of aid. Religious revival, including alleged Marian apparition in Knock. The Board approved of the methods adopted by the government to meet the distress but felt they did not go far. The potatoes are nearly exhausted and the poor cannot buy Indian-meal.