Robert Sheridan


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  • Jamie Vanecek (10/11/2009 5:31:00 PM)

    What poem did Robert Sheridan write with the verse Why don't you come into my garden, I would like my roses to look at you

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The Luck Of The Irish

A famine, then its aftermath
Happened between ’45 & ‘51
Caused initially by a spud blight
One potato, two potato, three potato more.

Primary food source sacrificed
Deadly effect on the Irish population
Famine related diseases – over one million died
One potato, two potato, three potato more.

Another one million living headed for other shores
Culture & origins changed forever
Long-term negative effects on Irish traditions
One potato, two potato, three potato more.

First came dependency, then subdivisions
Followed by starvation & ...

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