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#potato blight

# potato-blight - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland Disease This post contains videos

VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland

Ireland was badly hit by fatal diseases over the centuries. These videos look at the history – and how Ireland coped – with some of these diseases.

# potato-blight - Thursday 26 July, 2012

EPA clears way for field trials of blight-resistant GM potato

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to allow Teagasc carry out experimental field research in Carlow.

# potato-blight - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Teagasc, is seeking a licence to grow GM potatoes in order to examine the potential impact on Irish ecosystems.