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# the-famine - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Trichet's Corn: Yanis Varoufakis says the ECB are as bad as the British during the Famine

Charles Trevelyan is one of the most vilified figures in Irish history but Varoufakis sees parallels in the ECB’s Jean-Claude Trichet.

# the-famine - Sunday 8 November, 2015

World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine

Bridget was interviewed by one of the many journalists sent from London to find out if the famine was actually as bad as the Irish press was making out.

# the-famine - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant' Hungry

Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'

But the Irish-produced series – called Hungry – has been defended by other comedians.

# the-famine - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology' The Famine This post contains videos

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.