What led to The Great Ireland Famine between 1845 and 1852?

disease of corn
disease of wheat
disease of potato
disease of cattle
Although blight ravaged potato crops throughout Europe during the 1840s, the impact and human cost in Ireland was significantly larger than elsewhere. Due to the great poverty, the vast majority of the population sufficed with a diet of potatoes and dairy.
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