International Famine Commemoration Events

16 Aug 2013

The Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee will be hosting the International Famine Commemorations for 2013, here in Sydney next week.

Global Irish Studies Centre Adjunct Lecturer Dr Perry McIntyre is co-ordinating the week’s activities.

Friday 23 August – Dinner from 7.00pm Strangers’ Dining Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney. Cost: $145

Saturday 24 August – Seminar 10.00am-4.00pm Parliament House Theatrette, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney. Includes the launch of Irish novelist Evelyn Conlon’s new book ‘Not the Same Sky’. Cost $40 Flyer

Sunday 25 August – Annual Gathering of friends and descendants Australian Famine Monument, Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street, Sydney. Cost $10

For further information, see the information sheet and booking form available here (PDF) [1 Mb].

Enquiries: Dr Perry McIntyre -Chair, Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee

Email: contact@irishfaminememorial.org | Website: irishfaminememorial.org