The Illustrated London News

The following articles related to the Irish tragedy of 1845-51 were selected from The Illustrated London News. The articles include links to the 72 accompanying engravings, which can also be found through the Index to ILN Illustrations.

Pre-Famine Period

The Galway Starvation Riots, June 25, 1842

Ireland and the Irish, Aug. 12 and Oct. 7, 1843

Famine Period

The Potato Disease, Oct. 18, 1845

Indian Corn in Cork, Apr. 4, 1846

The Late Food Riots in Ireland, Nov. 7, 1846

Famine and Starvation in the County of Cork, Jan. 16, 1847

Mortality in Skibbereen, Jan. 30, 1847

Sketches in the West of Ireland, Feb. 13 – 20, 1847

Soup Store at Cork, Mar. 13, 1847

Sketches in Ireland, August 26, 1848

Evictions of Peasantry in Ireland, Dec. 16, 1848

Condition of Ireland, Dec. 15, 1849 – Feb. 9, 1850

The Tide of Emigration to the United States and to the British Colonies, July 6, 1850

The Depopulation of Ireland, May 10, 1851

Post-Famine Period

The Irish Gleaner, Nov. 27, 1852

Sketches of Irish Life, Jan 24 – Feb. 21, 1857

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