Monday 16 January 2017

Plus ça change

Published 17/02/2012 | 05:00

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 put a major strain on the landlords of the day and the end result was more pressure on the poor.

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James Fahy
Ennis, Co Clare

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