Famine Orphan Emigration 1848-1850
The story of the 137 girls sent from Mayo workhouses to Australia as part of the Famine Orphan Emigration Scheme
"a group of underprivileged and destitute young women
whose voices are so rarely heard on the historical stage"
Trevor McClaughlin (1991)
© Barbara Barclay (2015)
Banner image: woowoowoo / flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)