Emphasis how much the people relied on the potatoes during the period. Describe what happened to the potatoes at the start of the Famine. Discuss the consequences of blight in the potato crop.
Life on a coffin ship
Places of Workhouses around Ireland
Death in the Workhouses
State how many people died in 1847. Why was this the worst year in the Famine? What did people do to try survive at this stage?
Describe the way the land was divided among the people, from the wealthiest to the extremely poor.
Smoking people out of house and setting houses on fire
Some landlords allowed tenants stay