National Famine Commemoration 2009 Pictures
Below are links to National Famine Commemoration 2009 Pictures Skibbereen and pictures of the overseas commemoration held in Toronto and Grosse Ille Canada.
National Famine Commemoration - Skibbereen 2009 (10,406 kb)
Toronto Pictures (42,657 kb)
Grosse Íle Pictures (55,593 kb)
William C. Smith & Irish Connections Canada (595 kb)
Famine Commemoration Speeches 2009
10.05.09 - Address delivered by Mr. Éamon Ó Cuív, TD, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, at Grosse Île, Canada. (33 kb)
09.05.09 - Address delivered by Mr. Éamon Ó Cuív, TD, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, on the occasion of his visit to Ireland Park Toronto (26 kb)
08.05.2009 - 'An Gorta Mór - the impact and legacy of the Great Irish Famine'
Lecture delivered by Mr. Éamon Ó Cuív, TD, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, at St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Canada, (51 kb)
National Famine Commemoration Press Releases
National Famine Memorial Day Commemorations Programme
in Skibbereen, Co Cork on 17 May, 2009.
12.05.2009 - One minute’s silence across the country in tribute to those who suffered loss during the Great Famine (32 kb)
08.05.2009 - Irish Famine victims (31 kb)
24.04.09 - Ó Cuív announces programme of commemorative events
in memory and honour
of all those who suffered loss and devastation during the Great Irish Famine
08.01.09 - 2009 NATIONAL FAMINE MEMORIAL DAY
TO BE HELD IN SKIBBEREEN
22.07.2008 - INAUGURAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL FAMINE COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE (26 kb)
23.05.2008 - GOVERNMENT TO COMMEMORATE GREAT FAMINE
WITH ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY
National Famine Commemoration 2009 Programme of events.
Please click on the link below to get the programme of events which will take place in Skibbereen from the 10th to the 17th May.
Excerpt from The Irish Famine (145 kb)
Click to download an excerpt from The Irish Famine
If you would like further information, please contact the Secretary to the National Famine Commemoration Committee:
Tel: (01) 647 3147