Past Event:

The Poor Law and Assisted Emigration during the Great Famine

Dr Gerry Moran

The Thirteenth Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture

Saturday 1st February 2014 - 11:00am

 

 

 

 


Main Speaker:

Sending Out Ireland's PoorDr Gerry Moran, author of Sending Out Ireland’s Poor: Assisted Emigration to North America in the Nineteenth Century (Dublin, 2004) will focus in this lecture upon the years of the Great Famine (1845-51) and the role of the Poor Law Unions in assisting large numbers of paupers to cross the Atlantic. Dr Moran will include evidence drawn from workhouses within Co. Tyrone.

 

 

 

 


Fee: £12.00 stg (£10.00 concession for students, unwaged and senior citizens)
Includes: registration, morning tea/coffee and finger buffet lunch

For enquiries contact Christine Johnston on:
Tel: 0044 28 8225 6315;
Fax: 0044 28 8224 2241
or by email at
Christine.Johnston@librariesni.org.uk


 

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