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Great Famine Roadshow London: Evening Lecture

Presidential Suite Seated

03/05/2023 7:00pm

The Great Famine Voices project is
visiting the
London Irish Centre!

Come by and enjoy a free public lecture by Caroilin Callery
from the National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, County Roscommon. 

This lecture will focus on the Great Hunger and Irish Famine migration of 1847.
Not only that but the acclaimed London Irish
poet and author of Famished (2019)
Cherry Smyth will share her reflections on the Irish Famine migration as well.

are also welcome to come early between 3-5pm to share your family memories and
ancestral stories about migrating from Ireland to London. Please see 'Great Famine Roadshow London: Share Your Stories' for more information.

What is the Great Famine Voices Roadshow?

purpose of the Great Famine Voices project is to bring together Irish
emigrants, their descendants, and members of their communities to share family
memories and stories of migration from Ireland to Great Britain and London,
especially during the period of the Great Hunger and afterward.  They
will be recorded on video for the Great Famine Voices online archive:

Famine Voices London is hosted by the National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park
and the Irish Heritage Trust. 
It is funded by the Government of Ireland's
Emigrant Support Programme.

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