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Delphi Lodge to acknowledge role in Famine deaths

Delphi Lodge in Connemara. “By opening our gates to the Afri Famine Walk, Delphi Lodge is acknowledging our part in what happened in 1849, instead of ignoring it, while showing to the world what we are today: an Irish country house which offers a welcome to all,” said lodge manager Michael Wade. Photograph: Elizabeth Birdthistle


Posted by Maryna Warren on 25-May-2013 @ 12:20 PM | with 0 comments

Famine experience recalls lives lost during Ireland's Great Hunger

The Famine Attic Experience in Carrick-on-Shannon offers a glimpse of workhouse conditions in the 1840s


Posted by Maryna Warren on 25-May-2013 @ 12:33 PM | with 0 comments

Famine victims remembered at ceremony in Co Clare

 Kilrush lost 50 per cent of its population between 1846 and 1851


Posted by Maryna Warren on 25-May-2013 @ 12:26 PM | with 0 comments

Kiwi Joe Schmidt named new Ireland coach

 Kiwi Joe Schmidt named new Ireland coach

Posted by Maryna Warren on 09-May-2013 @ 08:52 AM | with 0 comments

Laurentic Disater in Donegal in 1917 helps forge ties between Ireland and Canada

Buncrana in Donegal will host the 5th Laurentic Conference and Wreath Laying ceremony on the 8th -10th May, 2013 remembering the men who died when SS Laurentic sank in Lough Swilly Co Donegal in 1917. This tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives has resulted in an engagement with Ireland's Canadian diaspora and in fostering relationships and creating trade and economic links between Canada and Ireland. One of the keynote speakers at the conference will be the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, Loyola Hearn.



Posted by Maryna Warren on 10-May-2013 @ 10:53 AM | with 0 comments
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