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An Exceptional Opportunity with Christine Kinealy!
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IRELAND’S GREAT HUNGER MUSEUM
(Músaem An Ghorta Mhóir)
Quinnipiac University, Hampden, CT
SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013
We’re going on a road trip!—Please Join us for a rare opportunity for a private tour with visiting scholar, Christine Kinealy to Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in Hampden, CT. The museum is home to the world's largest collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the starvation and forced emigration that occurred throughout Ireland from 1845 to 1850. Works by noted contemporary Irish artists are featured, as well as a number of important 19th and 20th-century paintings. Stop for lunch is also planned at the authentic Irish-owned pub/restaurant “The Playwright.”
Christine Kinealyis a world-renowned authority on the Irish Famine. She was also the recipient of this year’s 2013 Ambassador Award given by the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Committee.
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8th "Journey of the Soul" Tour
14-DAY “SUMMER” TOUR TO IRELAND & SCOTLAND
DINGLE * KILLARNEY * KINSALE * DUBLIN
BELFAST * EDINBURGH * GLASGLOW
(August 15-28, 2013)
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The Irish Cultural Center is a forum for Irish cultural events such as lectures, musical presentations, films, and exhibits. Ongoing at the center are: Irish Language Study opportunities, Genealogy Support Group, monthly book club discussion, as well as a bimonthly newsletter.
Center Hours:The center is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 4:30 PM and by appointment with volunteers willing and able to answer questions and give a tour. Phone: (413) 265-2537
Location:The Center is located in the middle of the 3rd floor of Berchmans Hall at Elms College, 291 Springfield St., Chicopee, MA 01013. Click here for directions.
Members: The Irish Cultural Center invites interested people to join our organization and become a "cara" (friend.) This organization and its membership (Cairde) are devoted to "keeping the Irish arts alive." The organization is interested in preserving, sharing, and promoting the great heritage of the Irish people, so that future generations of Irish and Irish Americans will have the opportunity to appreciate their rich legacy.