‘The Dead Buried By The Dying’: The Great Famine in Leitrim


Gerard MacAtasney

A remarkable, in-depth study of the Great Famine in county Leitrim depicting the extent of the catastrophe at a local level. Extraordinary archival research yielded astounding information which reveals Leitrim’s particular experience of the Famine and the devastation that was wrought on the county by environmental conditions and British government policy.