“Famine Heroes” Virtual Events

The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park and the Irish Heritage Trust have launched the Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2020 “Famine Heroes” virtual events season of documentaries and online lectures taking place from October 4 – October 25. 

These virtual events provide uplifting stories about coping with an epidemic and pay tribute to caregivers, both in the mid-nineteenth century and today. They are funded by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme. All are welcome to join the post-show discussions which take place on 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th October. The documentaries and details of online discussions are here: www.greatfaminevoices.ie/famine-heroes/

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Due to Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions, Strokestown Park House, Gardens and the National Famine Museum remain closed until further notice.
Our Parklands remain open 7 days a week.
We would like to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff continue to be our priority.