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Great Famine (Ireland) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The History Place - Irish Potato Famine: Introduction The History Place - Irish Potato Famine: Gone to America The Mad Revisionist - The Irish Potato Hoax

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Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Irish Myth Cycles
The myths and legends of a people are central to it's religion. It is from these stories that we derive our attitudes towards people and nature, and understand our deities. The famous and infamous deeds of a people's past, human and divine, provide a sense of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

Irish Potato Famine is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Irish Potato Famine books and related discussion.

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Irish Potato Famine Disease affecting Gardens and Farmers
Jun 29, 2009 Irish Potato Famine Disease affecting Gardens and Farmers throughout the Greater Northeast. Revised by A.
Tracking historic migrations of the Irish potato famine pathogen
Abstract. The plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans causes late blight, a devastating disease on potato that led to the Irish potato famine during. 1845– 1847.
Irish Potato Famine
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Panglobal distribution of a single clonal lineage of the Irish potato
edto Europe and subsequentiy to the rest of the world. If this hypothesis is correct, then the Irish potato famine was caused by a singe cdonal genotype of P.
Genome Evolution Following Host Jumps in the Irish Potato Famine

Suggested News Resources

Blight Responsible for the Irish Potato Famine is Back
On the anniversary of the start of the Great Famine in Ireland, the Late Blight that it caused rears its head in the USA. Can modern farmers defeat it now? What a difference 166 years makes.
Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort
During its construction, the Dunraven family, the future residents, hired many people in order to help them through the Irish potato famine. (Judy Bayliff) There are places in the world, where “extraordinary” is a totally inadequate description.
Michael Kelly: Apology to jobless teachers is just a sorry excuse
While this was more meaningful than Tony Blair's apology fo r the Irish potato famine of the 1840s over which he had no control, it was probably not the first act of contrition that many Scots were looking for from the SNP government.
Personality Test: Writer Chuck Lanigan
He's following that up by working with the Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theater to develop a spoken-word performance on the Irish Potato Famine.
Late blight found in ND, Minnesota
The highly contagious fungus, which caused the disastrous Irish potato famine in the 1840s, can hurt both yields and quality.

Suggested Web Resources

Great Famine (Ireland) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The potato was introduced to Ireland as a garden crop of the The British colonised...
The Irish Potato Famine - Digital History
The Irish Potato Famine. During the summer of 1845, a "blight of unusual character" devastated Ireland's potato crop, the basic staple in the Irish diet.
The History Place - Irish Potato Famine
Six chapters covering all aspects of the 1845 potato crop failure. Includes an overview, a look at the effects, so called 'coffin ships' and subsequent emigration.
Irish Potato Famine
The Irish Potato Famine
Between the years of 1845 and 1849 fungus attacked the large potato crops of Ireland resulting in what would later become known as the Irish Potato Famine.

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