By Charles Egan

starvation deepened in eire in 1848 because the potato crop failed again.

In London, the govt., alarmed by way of austerity in England and revolution in Europe, refused to re-open the soup kitchens in eire. yet, worse nonetheless, they refused to halt nutrition exports from the ravenous country.

Emigration quickened as many have been evicted, and plenty of extra fled from a wasted land. They labored the waterfronts and coal mines of the USA and the railways and construction websites of britain. yet starvation nonetheless stalked them.

'Cold is the sunrise' follows those women and men and their sour struggle for survival in eire, England and America.

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