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Stairvin Roushie bairns during the Roushie faimin o 1921–22, which killed an estimatit 5 million. Circa 1922.

A faimin is a widespread scarcity o fuid,[1] caused bi several factors includin crap failyie, population imbalance, or govrenment policies. This phenomenon is uosually accompanied or follaed bi regional malnutreetion, stairvation, epidemic, an increased mortality.

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  1. Kelly, James (Mey 1992). "Scarcity and Poor Relief in Eighteenth-Century Ireland: The Subsistence Crisis of 1782-4". Irish Historical Studies. Cambridge University Press. 28: 38–62. JSTOR 30008004.