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From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Tracing the footsteps of one of the Great Famine's darkest chapters The Missing 1490

PHOTOS: Tracing the footsteps of one of the Great Famine's darkest chapters

In May 1847, 1,490 people from Strokestown, Co Roscommon set out for Canada. Less than half of them made it there.