Wakes, beggars and ‘bad air’: When typhus killed 65,000 people in Ireland
- Irish News
- March 15, 2020, 07:42
An epidemic, a scramble to deal with it and much space in newsprint; it’s not an unfamiliar pattern in newspaper archives. One of the worst disease o(...)
In St James’s hospital, coffins were stacked up to 18-high in the mortuary
- April 24, 2018, 00:00
When a major new epidemic of disease appeared in east Ulster and north Leinster in the early summer of 1918, Irish newspapers initially flagged it as (...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"