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Journal Article

Journal TitleDublin historical record
Article TitleFrom Meath of the pastures to Smithfield
AuthorO'Connell, Mary
DateSpring / Summer 2015
Contentgraphs, illustrations, maps, text
Note(s)The author describes the background to the establishment of the Smithfield Market in 1665 and the motivation for the Duke of Ormond in providing the land required. The Famine and its impact on Smithfield and the wider agricultural sector are outlined.
Subject(s)livestock markets ; famine relief schemes ; history ; workhouses ; poverty
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  • Smithfield, Dublin, Republic of Ireland