President McAleese will be accompanied by her husband, Dr. Martin McAleese throughout the visit.
Congregation Shearith Israel
At 8.30am on Sunday 23rd May the President will attend a ceremony to mark the generosity of the New York Jewish community to the people of Ireland during the Famine in 1847. The ceremony will take place in Congregation Shearith Israel. All are welcome.
Address: Congregation Shearith Israel, 2 West 70th Street @Central Park West, New York City
Irish Hunger Memorial
At 1.45pm on Sunday 23rd May, the President will attend the official New York commemoration of the Great Hunger/An Gorta Mór at the Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City. All are welcome.
Address: 290 Vesey Street, New York
Ireland’s Great Hunger/An Gorta Mór Exhibition
The Quinnipiac University Collection will be exhibited at the Consulate General of Ireland, 345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, until September 2010.
To arrange a visit please call 212 319 2555 or visit http://www.thegreathunger.org for information