04 April 2014

Irish famine stories in the Ottawa Valley

"What common people believe about their history can be at least as important as what 'professional' historians believe."

Courtesy of Al Lewis's site bytown.net, a link to an article Irish Famine Stories in the Ottawa Valley by Michael McBane.

What's sauce for the Irish famine goose is sauce for the home child immigration gander. Those advocates who hold that home children were by and large mistreated are unlikely to be swayed by evidence.

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