The Bad Times

CAN FRIENDSHIP & LOVE SURVIVE IRELAND’S GREAT HUNGER? The Bad Times: An Drochshaol is a story of pain and suffering, but also one of love and loyalty. Brigit, Daniel, and Liam are three teenagers from County Clare in the west of Ireland who live through the horrors of the Great Hunger in Ireland, also remembered by survivors as The Bad Times. The bonds of love and friendship between the teens are put to the test during Ireland’s Great Hunger as they each make the tough decisions needed to survive. Their story is movingly told in this new graphic novel by historian Christine Kinealy and graphic novelist John Walsh. This young readers graphic novel is available in English at An Irish language version of The Bad Times is available from Coiscéim Publishing.

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