Why the real story of the Irish Famine is not taught in U.S. schools Bill Bigelow @ZinnEdProject April 04,2015 05:43 AM

Irish historian and author of "The Famine Plot", Tim Pat Coogan, wades in as sign anti-Channel 4 Famine sitcom petition.

Cause Of Great Potato Famine revealed/More than 1 million died between 1845-1854 causing 1 million to emigrate & fueling tension between Irish Catholics & Protestants. Now DNA sequencing of dried leafs of the "Irish lumper" potato, the genome of the organism causing the blight has been  found to be a single strain of a fungus like pathogen Phytophthora infestus.    May 24, 2013

Old Leaves Reveal Cause Of Great Famine

Cause Of Great Potato Famine: Now DNA sequencing of dried leafs of the "Irish lumper" potato, the genome of the organism causing the blight has been found to be a single strain of a fungus like pathogen Phytophthora infestus

Famine Memorial in Dublin - In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852.[1] It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine.[2] In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór (IPA: [ənˠ ˈɡɔɾˠtˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ], meaning "the Great Hunger")[fn 1] or an Drochshaol ([ənˠ ˈdˠɾɔxˌhiːlˠ], meaning "the bad times"). #neverforget

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.

Mayo, Ireland Photographers note -The village was deserted during the Irish Potato Famine. The stone walls of the houses are still there but the straw roofs are long gone. Very interesting, beautiful, sad place.

OP: "Mayo, Ireland Photographers note -The village was deserted during the Irish Potato Famine. The stone walls of the houses are still there but the straw roofs are long gone. Very interesting, beautiful, sad place.

The Great Famine – Ireland's Holocaust. Read More about the Irish Potato Famine on Ireland Calling

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.

Memorial to potato famine in Dublin, Ireland; http://www.pinterest.com/pin/526217537681790604/

From previous pinner: Memorial to potato famine, Dublin. The reason why some of my Irish ancestors came to America

What Happened During the Great Irish Famine?: A starving family digging for potatoes, as depicted in the Illustrated London News in 1847

What Happened During the Great Irish Famine?

The Great Famine that ravaged the potato crop in Ireland in the caused widespread starvation, and prompted a wave of emigration to America.

The History Place - Irish Potato Famine

Welcome to The History Place! This website contains information and photographs from a variety of time periods in United States history.

The Irish Potato Famine of 1845 - A Bit of Irish History

The Irish Potato Famine of 1845 - English landlords have arrived to expel their Irish tenants whose crop failures bankrupt them.

Timeline of the Irish Potato Famine 1845-1851

Timeline of the Irish Potato Famine 1845-1851

During the famine those who could scrape together money for passage left for America in search of a better life. Some Americans resented the Irish immigrants because they were Roman Catholics and because they were willing to work for very low wages.

Discrimination of the Irish Immigrant This is why a branch of my family changed their name from Delaney to Dancy

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