Ireland in the 19th Century

Ireland in the 19th Century

History – Junior Cert

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Ireland in the 19th Century

Town and Country:

  • Belfast (linen and ship-building) and Dublin (woollen manufacture and brewing) were industrialised cities in Ireland with the attendant problems of slums, disease, alcoholism and crime just as in cities in Britain
  • Otherwise Ireland did not have an industrial revolution – no seams of coal or iron to be exploited, no factories built etc, indeed, goods from Britain were produced so cheaply that the...

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