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#Potato Famine

# potato-famine - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Famine emigration stories: Corkman who made it to US went to war in exchange for land for his family

Between 1845 and 1851 around 1.2 million people left Ireland, a new exhibition looks at some of their stories.

# potato-famine - Saturday 17 January, 2015

No joke, a group called CRAIC protested in London today against C4's Famine sitcom

Only a handful turned up outside Channel 4 mind.

# potato-famine - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine

The fatal pathogen was uncovered in dried potato plant samples that were over 120 years old.

# potato-famine - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Irish Famine 'Tribunal' to probe if it was crime against humanity

New York and Dublin law faculties to test the case, under current international law, against the-then British government for the tragedy in which one million Irish people died.

# potato-famine - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology' The Famine This post contains videos

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.