At the end of the National Famine Walk in 2017, the renowned author of The Hawthorn Tree Marita Conlon-McKenna reflected on their journey. In her own words:
Dr Jason King is academic coordinator for the Irish Heritage Trust. He has previously taught at NUI Galway, the University of Limerick, the Université de Montréal, Concordia University, NUI Maynooth, and NUI Cork.
He specializes in Great Irish Famine digital content: