A bush poet turns his mind to his Famine ancestors.
Nature of Event: A New Film about the Famine Wild Goose Lodge Trailer ‘Wild Goose Lodge’ is set in rural Ireland in 1816 and is based on a true story. It is a harrowing tale of love, betrayal, revenge and death – themes that are universal and will appeal to a global audience. Known as …
A statue and a book to tell the story of the girls who left Mayo in the Great Famine to come to Australia.
How did an anti-Mason Protestant Abolitionist, temperance advocate and vegetarian from Vermont (USA) become a first hand witness of the Great Famine and a practical advocate for famine relief?
Ambassador Breandán took an inclusive and humanist approach, linking the sufferings of the victims of the Irish Famine with those of people displaced today.
His Excellency, the Irish Ambassador to Australia, the Honourable Noel White, will be the guest speaker at this year’s event.
Irish Famine Orphan Girls Commemoration Day was held at the Famine Rock in Hobson’s Bay, Williamstown on the 17th Nov 2013. The Commemoration is held every year to remember the girls and young women, victims of the Great Famine, who came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan and Hobsons …