Skeletons of over 500 children who died during the Great Hunger were found buried in a mass grave within what was once the Kilkenny Union Workhouse.
Irish naval vessel L.É. Samuel Beckett completed a sail-by of the Irish Great Hunger Memorial in New York, remembering one of the foundation stories of New York.
Even Ireland’s horrific great hunger could not match the Ukranian famine for pure evil.
The population of Ireland is nearing five million for the first time in 170 years.
From his first tour in 1844 to fundraising for the Irish during the Great Hunger arguably the most famous little person in the world was deeply loved in Ireland.
Known now as the 'Battle of Widow McCormack's Cabbage Patch,' this attempted rebellion by The Young Ireland movement against the British in the wake of The Great Hunger was short-lived.
The spread of disease happens quick and fast, especially in 1847 when Irish refugees fled the famine and brought deadly diseases to Toronto. Unlike many, Dr. George Robert Grasett helped them.
Movie “Famine” portrays the story of how the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire sent aid to the suffering Irish.
172 years after the Carrick coffin ship from Sligo sank off Cap-des-Rosiers, in Quebec the remains of 21 Irish victims of the Great Hunger were laid to rest.
Controversy abounds about how much (or how little) the successive British governments did to stop the Great Hunger. Lately there has been a tendency to
shift blame to the political thinking of the time.
Today is the National Famine Commemoration Day of the Great Hunger in Ireland and honoring that, we take a look at the monuments around North America.
“Walking in the Footsteps…of our Irish Famine Ancestors” 5k walk plans to honor those who are suffering from famine or displacement
The Irish Famine Museum / Exhibition at St. Stephen's Green in Dublin captures the history and tragedy of the Irish Famine, also known as Ireland's Great Hunger.
Ireland received an apology about The Great Hunger in 1997, but Armenia still waits for a similar apology from Turkey.
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University is hosting a reception to welcome back its permanent collection of Great Hunger-related art from its Irish tour.
The incredible life of a farmer's son who escaped the Great Hunger and became a member of Congress before being elected Mayor of Boston
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum in Connecticut is under deadline to be self-sustained by June 2020
Contributor Linda Walker learns about the significance of a famine cross.
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, in Connecticut, has until June of 2020 to source funding that would keep it open says Quinnipiac University’s President.
Quinnipiac University's Great Hunger Museum is appealing to the public for financial support.
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Celtic blessings to mark the ancient festival of Samhain
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