Famine in Kilrush - An Inquiry by Brian Comerford
Approx. 4,840 words.
Published on November 15, 2012.
December 1849, Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. A Reporter has been despatched to investigate reports of distress and starvation. It is the period now known as The Great Irish Famine. There is no food, no shelter and the Board of Guardians, charged with relieving distress, have run out of money.