The Great Potato Famine, Ireland, The poor farmers in Ireland were dependent upon potatoes to survive. Despite the huge number or starving people on the island harvests of corn and grain were exported for profit rather than used at home.
IM IRISH AND I FIND THIS HILARIOUS << Ok so we were in history and this kid was talking so my teacher asked him a question and he goes ".the potato famine? We were talking about the revolutionary war 😄
Irish Potato Famine – Ireland’s holocaust The Great Famine of the late is the single most catastrophic event in Irish history. It caused a million deaths and forced a million people to emigrate. Ireland lost a quarter of its population.
The Potato Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and During the famine Ireland's population dropped by percent, one million people died, and a million more emigrated.
Famine Memorial in Dublin - In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine. In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór.