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From National Geographic Photo Of The Day; August 6, 2011:
Famine Memorial, Dublin
Jim Richardson, National Geographic
Relying on a small number of food crops is risky, as Irish farmers  discovered when the Lumper potato succumbed to blight, resulting in the  great Irish potato famine that began in 1845 (memorialized in Dublin above).

From National Geographic Photo Of The Day; August 6, 2011:

Famine Memorial, Dublin

Jim Richardson, National Geographic

Relying on a small number of food crops is risky, as Irish farmers discovered when the Lumper potato succumbed to blight, resulting in the great Irish potato famine that began in 1845 (memorialized in Dublin above).