The Irish Famine is also referred to as the "Great Appetite" as sometimes as The Irish Potato Famine. The catastrophe derives its name from the fact that it affected the Irish. Majority of the Irish were farmers and depended on various farm plants including potato. Which means that any event which had the potential effects to wreck the farm plants would deny the Irish natives their livelihood and sufficient food too. This is exactly what took place in August 1845 when a mysterious..