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History and Heritage of County Kildare The Famine in County Kildare

The Great Famine, which took place in Ireland from 1845-1849, had a devastating effect on the country, not least in the huge numbers of people who were forced to emigrate.

The Great Famine is recounted by the Leinster Express newspaper of the time. This invaluable archive is the result of research by the Kildare Heritage Project.

1845 Famine

Historic Buildings - Genealogy - Religious Sites - Famine - 1798 - Miscellaneous

County Kildare Heritage