Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Mark McGowan on religion in Famine Ireland

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Mark McGowan on religion in Famine Ireland

Professor Mark McGowan (University of Toronto) in Maynooth reflecting on religion in Famine Ireland:

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Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Mark McGowan on landlords and tenants in Famine Ireland

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Mark McGowan on landlords and tenants in Famine Ireland

Professor Mark McGowan on the toepath to Kilcock, County Kildare, reflects on landlords and tenants in Famine Ireland:

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Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Judy Beatty sings the Old Bog Road

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Judy Beatty sings the Old Bog Road

Judy Beatty sings the Old Bog Road in Enfield Harbour, County Meath:

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Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Owen Conlan on National Famine Way in Enfield Harbour

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Owen Conlan on National Famine Way in Enfield Harbour

Owen Conlan on National Famine way in Enfield Harbour, County Meath:

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Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Cathal Póirtéir on Famine Pots

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Cathal Póirtéir on Famine Pots

Cathal Póirtéir Famine Pots in Enfield, County Meath:

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Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Cathal Póirtéir on the impact of the Famine on the Irish Language

Day 5 – Longwood to Maynooth. Cathal Póirtéir on the impact of the Famine on the Irish Language

Cathal Póirtéir  on the impact of the Famine on the Irish language (in Gaelic and English):

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Day 5 Longwood-Maynooth c.27km. Cathal Póirtéir speaking in Gaelic on Irish Famine Pot in Enfield, County Meath

Day 5 Longwood-Maynooth c.27km. Cathal Póirtéir speaking in Gaelic on Irish Famine Pot in Enfield, County Meath

In the heart of Enfield, County Meath, can be found an Irish Famine Soup Pot that serves as a memorial to the Great Hunger and all who perished, suffered, and fled from the town in the 1840s.

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DAY 5 ON THE FAMINE WAY: LONGWOOD TO MAYNOOTH

DAY 5 ON THE FAMINE WAY: LONGWOOD TO MAYNOOTH

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The penultimate day of the 2017 National Famine Walk saw the international group continue on the next 27km of their journey from Longwood to Maynooth. With a grey sky Continue reading

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