Posted by: irishhungercomm | January 28, 2012

Launch of Famine Commemoration Events

More news on the 2011 Famine Commemoration Events

Ulster Canal Stores, Clones

Monday 29 August – Dé Luain 29 Lúnasa – 7.30 p.m.

The Famine in Ulster: Revising the Revisionists

Talk by Dr Gerard MacAtasney

Dr Gerard MacAtasney received his doctorate from the University of Liverpool for a thesis entitled ‘Poverty, Poor Law and Famine in County Armagh, 1838-52’. He has written many books on the Famine, including “This Dreadful Visitation”: The Famine in Lurgan/Portadown, The Hidden Famine: Hunger, Poverty and Sectarianism in Belfast co written with Christine Kinealy. He is currently editing the letters of Thomas J Clarke to be published by Irish Academic Press in 2012.


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