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Friday October 28 8 p.m.
Famine Folio Launch at New York University
Part of the Mid-Atlantic Regional American Conference for Irish Studies Conference
Glucksman Ireland House
New York University
1 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003
The museum was invited to launch its third series of Famine Folios at the ACIS Conference at New York University. The folios will also be available for sale at the museum.
The following titles will be released, and the authors will be present to discuss their work:
Angela Bourke, Voices Underfoot: Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art
Tadhg Foley, Death by Discourse? Political Economy and the Great Irish Famine
Paschal Mahoney, Grim Bastilles of Despair: The Poor Law Union Workhouses in Ireland
Mick Moloney, Across the Western Ocean: Songs of Leaving and Arriving (including CD)
Vincent Woods, Leaves of Hungry Grass: Poetry and Ireland’s Great Hunger
Sunday December 4 1 to 5 p.m.
An Irish Christmas Event at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
Get started on your Christmas shopping while joining us for a festive afternoon at the museum on Sunday, December 4 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Lucky Ewe, a local Irish gift shop, will have a selection of their wares available for sale at the museum. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the museum. Read more about Lucky Ewe at http://www.luckyeweirishgoods.com/.
The museum will also have merchandise for sale, including the newest series of award winning Famine Folios publications.
In addition, we will serve coffee and cookies. Come enjoy the art and atmosphere of the museum during this festive event.
All are welcome. Admission to the museum is free.