Welcome: The Irish Potato Famine
Description: In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852. Approximately one million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: famine, potato famine, Irish famine, causes of the Irish Famine
Author(s): Ivan Marynovsky