You are what you eat, Part 2: Potatoes in Ireland

Potato (© Marco Verch)

The second of a three-part co-production looking at aspects of national cuisine and the customs associated with serving and receiving food in Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands.

The potato and how it changed the course of Irish history, notably during the Great Famine in the mid-19th century. 

Presenter: Joe Murray, RTE Irish Public Radio

Broadcast: February 6, 1998