The Irish Heritage Trust, National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, and Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens have released Famine Lessons: Ireland and European Union Aid, Education, and Heritage to mark the 50th anniversary of Ireland's accession to the EU. The film explores and raises awareness about key EU-funded programmes in Ireland such as the European Heritage … [Read more...] about Famine Lessons: Ireland and European Union Aid, Education, and Heritage
The National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, and Irish Heritage Trust have released Ira Aldridge: Black Tragedian in Ireland in collaboration with Professor Christine Kinealy from the African American Irish Diaspora Network and Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, as part of its Great Famine Voices 2023 season which is funded by the Government of Ireland … [Read more...] about Ira Aldridge: African Tragedian in Ireland
The National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, and Irish Heritage Trust have released In the Midst of Plenty in collaboration with Enchanted Croi Theatre to mark the 2023 National Famine Commemoration. The 2023 National Famine Commemoration will take place on Sunday 21 May in Milford, Co. Donegal, and will be presided over by the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The … [Read more...] about In the Midst of Plenty
Visionary Educator and Advocate for “Great and Giving Lives" Fifteen years ago, when Thomas Kelly, Ph.D., became Horace Mann School’s Head of School, the independent school’s reputation was already established. Founded in 1887, the N-12 northern Bronx preparatory school has educated generations of the tristate area’s best and brightest, including Pulitzer Prize-winning … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame: Thomas Kelly, Visionary, Educator, and Advocate for “Great and Giving Lives.”
Pictured above: The Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts Fifty-Fourth Regiment is a bronze relief sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
You aren't in Boston long before realizing what an Irish city it is: Logan Airport, Callahan Tunnel, the McCormack, Kennedy, Moakley and O'Neill federal buildings, plus numerous parks, boulevards and squares honoring Irish … [Read more...] about Landmarks Tell The
Boston Irish Story