Famine

Considered to be the worst period in Irish History. I am including quite a lot of extra reading for you all here.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/famine_01.shtml#top

http://www.wesleyjohnston.com/users/ireland/past/famine/index.htm

http://www.studynotes.ie/wiki/famine/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNWAx-M4IUA This is a short video clip which is of some help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evtEDIQSwvc Watch this one. Excuse the language.