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FROM 1870 - 1914 > COMINGS AND GOINGS
 
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  Declining Population
Irelandís population decline continued long after the famine. One cause was later marriages and the other was emigration from Ireland. ...
 
  Cohort Depletion
This map shows the cohort depletion for the decades 1881-1891, 1891-1901 and 1901-11. Cohort depletion means the percentage of people ...
 
  Destinations
In the second half of the 19th century, huge numbers left Ireland to settle in the United States. Even though the pace of emigration to ...
 
  Shipping Advertisement
This shipping advert appeared in the Belfast Newsletter in February 1900. It shows the timetable for ships leaving Liverpool and ...
 
  The Emigration Agent
Because there was such a tradition of emigration from Ireland which had really accelerated during the famine, every town had an ...
 
  Grocer and Emigration Agent
In a smaller town the general grocer often doubled up as an emigration agent. This advertisement for Andrew McBrinn from Gilford was ...
 
  Embarkation of Emigrants
This work shows emigrants embarking on a ship at Queenstown harbour, the major port for emigration in the late 19th century. These ...
 
  Large Trunk
A familyís belongings were usually packed in a large trunk like this. It could be locked to secure valuable items and its sturdy ...
 
  Leaving for America
This scene was drawn in 1880. It shows the chaos in a town street as a group of young men and women leave on a horse drawn carriage for ...
 
  Leaving by Train
The development of the railway system made it easier for emigrants to reach ports such as Belfast, Derry and Cork. This painting shows ...
 
 
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