He said he would split open a raw Irish potato
and stick the quarter in between and keep it there all night, and next morning you couldn't see no brass, and it wouldn't feel greasy no more, and so anybody in town would take it in a minute, let alone a hair-ball.
New York student Benjamin 'Benjy' Firester has won one of the United States' top young science prizes for his research on the devastating microorganism which caused the Irish Potato
Famine, devising a computer model that could prevent it causing billions of dollars in lost crops every year.
At the height of the Irish potato
famine of the 1840s, for instance, life expectancy dropped to 18.
Lack of genetic variability caused the infamous Irish Potato
Famine from 1845 to 1852 where the population of potatoes, a primary constituent of the Irish diet, was infected by a disease called Phytophthora infestans.
Victoria ITV, 9pm DRAMA The Irish Potato
Famine isn't the sexiest of topics for a Sunday night drama, but the reality of the horror across the sea is reaching the Palace and Victoria believes her government must act.
The soaring prices of Irish potato
seeds has left smallholder farmers lamenting, triggering efforts by different stakeholders to a seek remedy.
He compares the banana fungus to the Irish Potato
Blight, which destroyed potato crops in the mid-nineteenth century.
Among those taking part in the Liverpool protest was Vicki Worthington, who said St Luke's had been chosen because it has a memorial to those who suffered in the Irish potato
Both subspecies are commonly associated with Irish potato
tuber soft rot, but Erwinia carotovora subsp.
Other contenders included tri-color shepherd's pie (sweet potato, garlic potato and basil potato), shepherd's pie pot pie, Guinness beef stew, potato bacon soup, Irish potato
pancakes, Reuben potatoes, Irish calzones and cucumber sandwiches.
That disease has plagued farmers for generations and triggered the Irish potato
famine in the 1840s, the BBC reported.
A few miles from my daughter''s farmhouse in Donegal is the Irish Potato
Centre, a genebank run by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, that has more than 400 varieties of praities.