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 (firstname.lastname@example.org); Great Irish Famine presentation