Irish Famine

Irish Famine

Irish Famine, Famine in Ireland, Potato Famine in Ireland, the Great Famine or the Great Hunger, refers to a devastating period in Irish history that occurred between 1845 and 1852.

It was a time of widespread famine, disease, and death, resulting from the failure of the potato crop, which was a staple food for the majority of the Irish population.

In this comprehensive discussion, we'll delve into the causes, impacts, and legacy of the Irish Famine, exploring the socio-economic, political, and cultural dimensions of this tragic event.

The Irish Famine Exhibition in Stephens Green Dublin covers these topics in greater detail.