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Black 47 offers a spur to learn how the Famine also affected Ulster

The horrors of the Great Famine can be difficult to convey in the absence of photographic records but new film Black 47 does a fine job of dramatising the catastrophe, whose effects on Ulster are all too often overlooked, writes Francis Costello

Black 47 underscores the helplessness that gripped the country and its starving people
Francis Costello
PROOF that a good film can serve as a catalyst in leading people to learn more about a particular subject is amply provided by Black 47, now on general release . While it is foremost an action-based [...]

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