Author Cathal Poirteir tells about the particular character from the 1,490 who left Strokestown, one John O’Connor. His story is a tragic one as he died during the famine, but not from hunger!
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Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Mark McGowan on Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship reflects on arrival of Strokestown emigrants in Dublin
Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Arrival of Famine walkers on Custom House Quay Famine Sculptures and Jeanie Johnston
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