Where did Irish immigrants settle after the potato famine?
Irish people had emigrated from Ireland long before the Famine but from 1845 they emigrated principally to Great Britain, USA, Canada , Australia and in lesser numbers to New Zealand and Argentina ...
Asked in History of Ireland, Ireland, Northern Ireland
Why did the Irish leave Ireland from 1818-1870?
Basically the absentee English landlords and the British government starved them out. Add that to the long lasting potato famine and there was adequate reason to look for a place where there would be a better life. ( the great patato famine). ...
Asked in Sweet Potatoes and Yams
How long will baked sweet potato last in the fridge?
how long will a baked sweet potato last in the fridge?
Asked in History of Ireland, Food Spoilage, Potatoes
How would you define Irish potato famine?
The Irish potato famine can be described as a time in the nineteenth century when there was a shortage of potato crops. The Irish potato famine was a horrifying agricultural disaster, not just a shortage of potatoes! For thousands of years the Irish (and most other Celtic tribes) had been great fishermen and the staple of their diet was fish from the Atlantic. But with the discovery of the New World the potato was introduced to Ireland. Farming potatoes was much easier...
Asked in History of Ireland
How did the Potato Famine lead to migration away from Ireland?
The potato famine caused a lot of hardship for the native people of Ireland as potatoes were their staple food. Most of the other food they grew was sent to Britain as the Irish were under their rule. As a result many people died and left because of the hunger and disease created by the potato blight. They were willing to risk the long boat journey from Ireland to other countries just to get away from their plight. ...
Asked in History of Ireland, Ireland, UK History
What was the reason that England suppressed Ireland over such a long time?
THE ENGLISH LOOKED UPON THE IRISH AS NOTHING MORE THAN HEATHENS. DURING THE POTATO FAMINE THE ENGLISH WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR 100,s of 1000,S OF IRISH DEATHS. SIMILAR IF NOT WORSE THAN THE NAZI,S WERE TO THE JEWISH. ...
What did the irish immagrants wear?
Clothing worn by Irish immigrants in the 1850s reflected the poverty caused by the potato famine. The men wore knee britches, linen shirts, wool socks, and heavy shoes. Women wore a long linen undergarment covered by a dress or a wool skirt and a bodice. They often wore aprons and headscarves as well. ...
How long will potato soup last in the refrigerator?
From experience, potato soup will last for about 6 days. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_the_word_that_is_when_a_person_charged_with_a_crime_escapes_to_another_state&waAn=1 ...
Asked in Name Origins
Where does the surname McLaughlin come from?
The name McLaughlin is a very Irish name, with a few Scottish variants. (i.e. MacLaughlin) This name, more exactly, originates in the county Meath in Ireland and has been around long before the Battle of Hastings in 1066 AD. Many Irish fled from their country to find a better life, especially during the Great Potato Famine. This is how we have the Irish surname of McLaughlin in the United States. ...
How long will a sweet potato pie last in the refrigerator?
Sweet potato pie should be good for 3 to 5 days stored in the refrigerator. ...
Asked in Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Can you keep a baked sweet potato pie in the refridge more than a week?
how long will a baked sweet potato pie last in the refridge
Can you refrigerate potato chips?
Potato chips do not require refrigeration and they won't last any longer if you do refrigerate them - they will still get stale - but they would last longer if you freeze them. Although why you want to keep your potato chips for such a long period of time, I don't know. ...
Asked in Mental Health, History of Ireland
Are the Irish now more depressed?
There is no reason to believe that the Irish are more (or necessarily less) depressed than any other Western European group. Their economy and standard of living are pretty decent, and they haven't had a famine in a long time. ...