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#The Famine

# the-famine - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 4th 2016, 11:40 AM 17,666 Views 83 Comments

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
# Stop The Presses
# Stop The Presses

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

Nov 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,997 Views 72 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:28 AM 35,762 Views 224 Comments

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
# The Famine

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

Feb 21st 2012, 9:15 PM 18,158 Views 51 Comments

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