A Look at the Irish Potato Famine – Ed O’Rourke

It was only in 1973 that I learned the true story about the potato famine.

During the first winter of famine, 1846–47, as perhaps 400,000 Irish peasants starved, landlords exported 17 million pounds sterling worth of grain, cattle, pigs, flour, eggs, and poultry — food that could have prevented those deaths.

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