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Was the Great Irish Potato Famine Genocide?

And if so, where are my reparations?

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by Anonymousreply 7October 15, 2021 12:59 AM

It was part of attempted genocide committed by the British but our ancestors survived and prospered. It’s the reason most Irish immigrants came to North America.

by Anonymousreply 1October 13, 2021 3:33 AM

Potatoes are FILLED with carbs anyway.

by Anonymousreply 2October 13, 2021 3:34 AM

There were British pols who tried to help. The PM Robert Peel was finally able to got some legislation passed to help but it cost him his career.

Queen Victoria besides donating from her personal money was patron of fundraising for relief.

by Anonymousreply 3October 13, 2021 3:39 AM

I believe between death and emigration Ireland lost a third of its population. Sounds like a pretty good attempt at genocide to me.

by Anonymousreply 4October 13, 2021 3:45 AM

The Brits again exporting all the food so innocents died, what else have they ever done?

by Anonymousreply 5October 13, 2021 4:05 AM

Plenty 0'Sausage & Potatoes

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by Anonymousreply 6October 15, 2021 12:57 AM

It was SPUDICIDE!

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by Anonymousreply 7October 15, 2021 12:59 AM
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