THE FAMINE: NOTES

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] Quoted in George O'Brian, Economic History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, (1918), p. 37.

[2] Parliamentary History, xxxvi, 1709; Castlereagh Correspondence, iii, 204.

[3] See the publications of the Georgian Society of Dublin.

[4] Leinster House is now the meeting-place of the Dail and Senate. Charlemont House is being converted into a municipal picture gallery.

[5] Castlereagh Correspondence, ii, 352; and cf. the letter of James Dawson to the same effect, ibid., 375.

[6] Daily Telegraph, August 17, 1880, quoted by R. Barry O'Brien, The Parliamentary History of the Irish Land Question (1880), p. 13n.

[7] Edward Wakefield, An Account of Ireland, statistical and political (1812), i, 244-245.

[8] Townsend, Statistical Survey of Cork, p. 583.

[9] E. Wakefield, op cit., i, 244.

[10] Ibid., i, 261-262.

[11] Select Committee of the House of Lords, 1825, minutes of evidence, pp. 165, 179; and cf. Report of Select Committee on the Irish Poor Laws, 1823.

[12] Evidence given before the Devon Commission, Digest, pp. 552-554; 556-557.

[13] R. Barry O'Brien, Life and Letters of Thomas Drummond (1889).

[14] MacCullagh Torrens, Twenty Years in Parliament (1893), p. 299; Cusack, Life of O'Connell, i, 456; and cf. Lewis, Irish Disturbances (1831), pp. 89-92.

[15] Abstract of the Final Report of the Commissioner's of Irish Poor Law Inquiry, 1837.

[16] Quoted in Sir George Nicholls, History of the Irish Poor Law (1856), p. 310.

[17] Hansard, 3rd series, cv., p. 609, May 17, 1849; quoted in Bryce, Two Centuries of Irish History (1888), p. 403.

[18] Sir Robert Peel, Memoirs, ii, 188-89.

[19] Sir George Nicholls, History of the Irish Poor Law (1856), p. 311.

[20] Mitchel, History of Ireland, ii, 408-409.

[21] Nicholls, op. cit., p. 315, and see Trevelyan, The Irish Crisis.

[22] See G. O'Brien, The Economic History of Ireland from the Union to the Famine, p. 136; and the opinion of Sir Samuel Ferguson stated in his speech at the Protestant Repeal Meeting, May, 1848, in his Life by his wife (1896), i, 246-254.

[23] Quoted in C. Gavan Duffy, League of the North and South (1886), p. 184.

[24] See Kirkham's articles in the Irish People, 1863-65; and John O'Leary, Recollections of Fenians and Fenianism (1896), vol. ii.

[25] R. Barry O'Brien, The Parliamentary History of the Irish Land Question (1880), ch. v.

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