Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Arrival of Famine walkers on Custom House Quay Famine Sculptures and Jeanie Johnston

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Arrival of Famine walkers on Custom House Quay Famine Sculptures and Jeanie Johnston

Famine Walkers arrive in Dublin at Rowan Gillespie Famine Sculptures and Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship at the end of the National Famine Way (accompanied by Declan O’Rourke’s Go Domhain i do Chuimhne):

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Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Mark McGowan on Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship reflects on arrival of Strokestown emigrants in Dublin

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Mark McGowan on Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship reflects on arrival of Strokestown emigrants in Dublin

Professor Mark McGowan (St Michael’s College, University of Toronto) on the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship reflecting on the journey of Strokestown’s missing 1,490 emigrants to Dublin along the National Famine Way and their fate in the New World:

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Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Christine Kinealy at Glasnevin Cemetery on the Famine and legacy of Daniel O’Connell

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Christine Kinealy at Glasnevin Cemetery on the Famine and legacy of Daniel O’Connell

Professor Christine Kinealy (Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute, Quinnipiac University) near Glasnevin Cemetery on the National Famine Way reflecting on the legacy of Daniel O’Connell during the Famine:

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Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Cathal Póirtéir at Leixlip Spa on Holy Wells and illness in Famine Ireland

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Cathal Póirtéir at Leixlip Spa on Holy Wells and illness in Famine Ireland

Cathal Póirtéir at Leixlip Spa on Holy Wells and illness in Famine Ireland:

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Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Christine Kinealy at Carton House on Queen Victoria’s visit during the Famine

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Christine Kinealy at Carton House on Queen Victoria’s visit during the Famine

Professor Christine Kinealy (Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute, Quinnipiac University) at Carton House on Queen Victoria’s visit in 1849 and charity during the Famine:

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DAY 6 ON THE FAMINE WAY: MAYNOOTH TO DUBLIN

DAY 6 ON THE FAMINE WAY: MAYNOOTH TO DUBLIN

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After an overnight stay in Maynooth University, walkers set off on their final day of the 2017 National Famine Way, travelling another 27km Continue reading

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