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Interactive graphs show how Ireland lost population from the potato blight.Video on the results of the famine. We brought the Ireland story up to 1999. Link to the Cranberries song Zombie which references the 1916 events. This lesson ties in with immigration and a possible food lab to demonstrate how important this world's fourth-largest food crop was. Take a look at these world dishes made from potatoes. Take a look at the number of dishes world wide - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_potato_dishes