O'Mahony, Michelle  

Famine in Cork City


An invaluable insight into the Great Famine in Cork city.

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The Great Famine in Ireland is still a current and emotive subject which draws readers from all spheres. This book tells a story not merely unique to Cork, but of interest to the national population. Famine in Cork City explores the many areas of life in Cork Workhouses and includes new research on medicine, lifestyle, economics, politics, diet, sociology and statistics from the period. To find out more about Michelle O'Mahony, click here.  

About the Author

Michelle O’Mahony is a graduate of University College Cork and worked as a teacher of History and English for a number of years before moving into the legal sphere.  Her undergraduate and postgraduate research involved in-depth analysis of Cork Union Workhouse’s famine history.