Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Nathan Mannion at Croke Park on 1947 GAA Final in New York to mark Great Famine Centenary

Day 6 – Maynooth to Dublin. Nathan Mannion at Croke Park on 1947 GAA Final in New York to mark Great Famine Centenary

Nathan Mannion (Senior Curator, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum) at Croke Park on the 1947 GAA All Ireland Final played in New York to mark the Famine Centenary of 1847:

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Marita Conlon-McKenna discusses her new digital story about Daniel Tighe and Strokestown’s Missing 1,490 Emigrants

Marita Conlon-McKenna discusses her new digital story about Daniel Tighe and Strokestown’s Missing 1,490 Emigrants

Marita Conlon McKenna discusses her new digital story about Daniel Tighe’s journey from Strokestown to Dublin in 1847 with 1,490 emigrants from Major Denis Mahon’s estate.

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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 4 Mullingar – Longwood c.30km. Betty Doyle at Hill of Down on local Famine Memory

Day 4 Mullingar – Longwood c.30km. Betty Doyle at Hill of Down on local Famine Memory

Betty Doyle at Hill of Down on local Famine Memory

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