Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2019

Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2019

SECOND GREAT IRISH FAMINE VOICES ROADSHOW TOURING THE USA AND CANADA

Bringing together Irish emigrants and descendants during the Great Famine of Ireland

The Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2019 is a series of open house events in the United States and Canada that brings together Irish emigrants, their descendants, and members of their communities to share family memories and stories of coming from Ireland to North America, especially during the period of the Great Hunger and afterwards.  Please click here for further information and the dates of the second Great Famine Voices Roadshow taking place from March to June 2019.

 

The Great Famine Voices Roadshow in the USA and Canada is hosted by the National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park, Ireland, and the Irish Heritage Trust, an independent charity.

The Roadshow is being held in partnership with Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, the University of Toronto, and Parks Canada. It is funded by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme.

For queries, or if you would like to contribute a family memory or story online, contact Dr Jason King at the Irish Heritage Trust: faminestudies@irishheritagetrust.ie