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Tim Pat Coogan’s “The Famine Plot:” Could Ireland’s Greatest Tragedy Have Been Prevented?

In 1996, Tony Blair issued the first apology on behalf of the British authorities for the part they played in Ireland’s 1846 through 1851 famine. “That one million people should have died in what was then part of the richest … Continue reading

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Tim Pat Coogan’s “Wherever Green Is Worn”

After completing Coogan’s ambitious book, the reader will have no doubt that if there were even one clover in the metaphorical haystack, the author would be able to find it, trace its history, and account for its significance. Tim Pat … Continue reading

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