1824  Evidence of Father Collins, Parish Priest, Skibbereen (Later Dr. Collins, Bishop of Ross) to the Select Committee, House of Commons. London on Dire Condition in Skibbereen.  1822 6,000 paupers in Skibbereen.  1825 Evidence of John O’Driscoll, Barrister,  of Conditions in Dunmanway and Clonakilty.


1841, West Cork  density,  comparable to China, Haita, India and Rwanda.

1841, population density.  This map is taken from The Atlas of the Irish Famine, John Crowley, William J. Smyth and Mike Murphy, Cork University Press 2012.  The population density of the populated areas is calculated by excluding mountain, lake and bog.  The result is a density comparable to China, India and Haiti.

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