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1816 – The Year without a Summer – June 2016

Tambora was not a name that resonated with many people in Ireland during 1816 is known as thethe Poverty Year or, more bluntly, Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death. Put simply, the weather in the northern latitudes remained wet and wintry for most of the time between May and September, leading to the destruction of […]
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