An Gorta Mór in Carrick on Suir – Wed. 27 Sept.

An Gorta Mór – The Great Hunger of the 1840’s, its impact on Carrick on Suir and District.

As part of national Famine Commemoration Week local Librarian Maura Barrett charts the impact of the Great famine on the region, the industrial heritage of the Famine Works, the decline in population, the resulting skirmishes and insurrections, and the impact on modern day Carrick

Free event but booking essential to Carrick Library

Date – Wednesday 27th September

Time – 7-8pm

051 640591

This year’s National Famine Commemoration will take place in Ballingarry, Co Tipperary. The event, which will involve the local community, will be held in the Famine Warhouse 1848, the OPW national heritage site in Ballingarry.