Tuesday 28 March 2017

Plus ça change

Reading from a copy of 'The Standard' newspaper of London for 1851, I feel that history does have a habit of repeating itself when you consider that the repayment of borrowed money during the Famine had put a major strain on the landlords of the day and the end result was more pressure on the poor!

James Fahy
Ennis, Co Clare

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