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 Illustrations.
Some illustrations in the Index to Illustrations are now available in high-resolution format, suitable for printing.
Other newspaper articles and illustrations about the famine are available through the Views of the Famine home page.
The Galway Starvation Riots, June 25, 1842
Ireland and the Irish, Aug. 12 and Oct. 7, 1843
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
The Irish Gleaner, Nov. 27, 1852
Sketches of Irish Life, Jan 24 - Feb. 21, 1857
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