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2. The Great Famine in Rosscarbery
Part of the biography in Irish of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa (1831 - 1915) by Seán Ó Lúing, published in 1969 by Sáirséal & Dill, Dublin. Translation ©: The Wales Famine Forum.
3. Black Year when death brought the country to its knees
This bleak account of the famine in County Limerick, © Julia O Faolain, was first published in The Irish Times January 20, 1997, and was reprinted with the permission of the author and the Editor.
The story, Cruatan by Mícheál Ó hOdhráin from his book in Irish Slán leis an gComhluadar ('Goodbye to Them All'), Dublin, F.N.T., 1961. Refused food or shelter by a young housewife, an old tinker woman dies alone in the snow.Translation ©: The Wales Famine Forum.
5. Poem :Documentary : On Reading Thomas Webster Rammell's Report of 1850
The Rammell Report on public health in Cardiff is a major source of information on the conditions endured by refugees from Ireland's famine during their first years in Wales. © Bob Walton, who lives in Bristol.
6. Poem: An Irish Landowner Foresees his Death
© Steve Hennessy, an Irish writer based in Bristol.
7. Newtown, a brief history
An account of Cardiff's famous Irish quarter, demolished in 1966/67 to make room for 'development'. © Mary Sullivan, Chair of the Newtown Association.
8. St. Paul's new church, Tyndall Street
This anonymous account of the opening of the church that was to serve the people of Newtown until their dispersal was published in August, 1893.
9. When the Heart Stopped Beating
This tribute to Newtown and its people, © Dan O'Neill, was published in Cardiff's South Wales Echo on November 11, 1996.
10. Poem :Newtown - the Parish of St. Paul's
A ballad by former resident, the late Tommy Walsh, in memory of the people of Newtown whose lives he had once shared.
11. We too are Irish
The author grew up in a working class Presbyterian community in East Belfast but has lived in Wales for many years. © Samuel H. Boyd
12. Short story: A Return Ticket home
© J.B.Polk who was born in Poland of German parents in 1964. In 1968 she married a Chilean refugee living in Ireland where they now live with their two children.
Her story is about an Irish social worker in Chile.
13. Change the Rules!
This is a statement by Christian Aid calling for a change in the way supermarkets trade in order to give some of the poorest people in the world a better deal.
14. Peter Harding – from Cardiff to Riverdance
© Joe Moore, a native of Armagh, who tells how a Cardiff teenager whose parents are from Ireland went from lessons in Irish dancing to a place in the famous foot stomping lineout that is Riverdance.
15. President Mary Robinson in Cardiff
A report on the former President's visit to the Welsh capital in early February, 1997. © John O'Sullivan, a Cardiff-based freelance journalist and local historian.
16. Folktale : Saint Patrick's 'Pot' – Drinking the Health of the Saint :
A charming legend from West Cork.
17. Farouk Daruwalla : 1942 - 1997
This is a tribute to a much-loved gentleman from India who came to live in Cardiff, played the bagpipes and learned Irish.
18. The Wales Famine Forum, 1995 - 1997
A report on the first two years.
19. Poem : Good Taste
© Glenda Renyi, married to a Hungarian and living in Bristol. Here she looks back at what her Irish foremothers, including one who may have died during the Great Famine, had to eat.
20. Poem : Potatoes
©: Christine Broe of Dublin who links potatoes with the blight and with Ireland's famine
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