The Charitable Irish Society
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Lecture on the Irish National Famine Museum by Caroilin Callery

  • 10/30/2015
  • 6:30 PM
  • Connolly House, Boston College

An informational presentation sponsored by
the Boston College Center for Irish Programs,
Boston College University Libraries, Eire
Society of Boston, and the Charitable Irish
Society.

Friday, October 30
6:30 p.m.
Connolly House, Boston College

A beer and wine reception will follow the presentation

Join us for a virtual tour of the Irish National
Famine Museum and Strokestown Park
estate in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Hear stories from the estate‚Äôs extensive
archives and walk through the 17th-century
mansion and Famine exhibition. Learn
how the Irish Heritage Trust and staff of
Strokestown Park are partnering with the
Great Hunger Museum and Institute at
Quinnipiac University and other
organizations to promote greater
knowledge of the Famine and world
hunger.

 
Our tour guide Caroilin Callery serves on
the board of the Irish Heritage Trust, which
has recently assumed management of
Strokestown Park.  Her father, Jim Callery,
purchased the Strokestown house and
grounds in 1979 and opened them
as a museum in 1994.


Parking and Directions

Connolly House is located at 300 Hammond
Street, Chestnut Hill, MA.

Parking at Connolly House is limited. To ensure
that guests with mobility limitations can park
adjacent to the building, we encourage you
to park in the Beacon Street garage or along
Beacon Street if you are able. For directions,
please visit:
https://www.bc.edu/centers/irish/about/directions.html

For questions or additional information,
please call (617) 552-3282.




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