Irish Potato Famine
State Genocide  Ireland

[See jbyeats who claims the potato was introduced to replace the far more nutritious Oats.]

[2015 June] Irish "Potato Famine" Was Deliberate Genocide  According to historian Chris Fogarty, the "Irish Potato Famine" which killed over five million people was not a famine but a deliberate British policy of starvation similar to the Ukrainian famine  in the Ukraine in 1932-33.