The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

1744-004-908111D6The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, published by Cork University Press and co-edited by Michael Murphy, won the Irish Published Book of the Year.

The Famine is the most pivotal event in Irish modern history. Over a million people perished between 1845 -1852 and well over a million others fled to Europe, America, Australia and other locales.

The Atlas of over 700 pages includes expert analyses from over 50 contributors with a broad range of perspectives and insights into this event.

There is a chapter on Australia written by Thomas Keneally & Jennifer Harrison

Nature of event: Book Launch/Presentation by Michael Murphy

Where: The Celtic Club
316-320 Queen Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000 The Celtic Club 
or phone: 03 96706472

When: Friday 30 August at 8pm.

Cost: Free Entry

Further information: Peter Gavin (;  Great Irish Famine presentation

Peter Gavin
Celtic Club Secretary