Famine in Ireland, 1300-1900

35 Pages Posted: 22 May 2015

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Cormac O'Grada

University College Dublin (UCD)

Date Written: May 20, 2015

Abstract

This paper describes the history of famine in Ireland between c. 1300 and c. 1900. Inevitably, most of its focus is on the two ‘great’ famines of the early 1740s and 1846-52.

Keywords: famine, Ireland, economic history

JEL Classification: N, N5, O1

Suggested Citation

O'Grada, Cormac, Famine in Ireland, 1300-1900 (May 20, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2608675 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2608675

Cormac O'Grada (Contact Author)

University College Dublin (UCD) ( email )

Dublin 4, 4
Ireland

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