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Dictionary of Irish Biography - Anthony (Tony) Barry

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Researcher 25's comment, September 27, 2013 4:55 PM
From researching Daisy May Bates we researched objects which were taken away when people emigrated. We discovered the 'teapot' was a major addition to their belongings which they brought. Then we researched the original source of 'the barry's tea' label as Irish people always like to take their tea with them. We discovered their was a connection between Anthongy Barry and WT Cosgrave and Sinn Fein. We will want to know more.,....
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A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – 82. Emigrant’s teapot, late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century

A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – 82. Emigrant’s teapot, late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century | My Research Workspace 25 | Scoop.it
It is telling that Irish folk culture developed its own objects specifically for the act of emigration. The sheer scale of outward migration in the decade of the Great Famine is staggering: 2.1 million people.
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Dictionary of Irish Biography - Cambridge University Press

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Researcher 25's comment, September 27, 2013 4:35 PM
Daisy May Bates
Researcher 25's comment, September 27, 2013 4:37 PM
Emigration not only effected the lives of those moving away but also those who stayed behind; family friends...
Features Editor's comment, September 27, 2013 4:39 PM
Really good angle - can you find anything else - maybe in Irish Historic Towns Atlas on the impact of emigration on Ireland - there was also a report published by UCC today!