Skibbereen

Screening of 'The Great Irish Famine: Remember Skibbereen'

Venue: Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Old Gasworks Building,
Town: Skibbereen
Time: 7:30pm - 8:25pm

Phone: 028 40900
Email: info@skibbheritage.com

Info

This 55-minute documentary is Skibbereen’s account and Ireland’s story of the Great Hunger. Made by the award-winning film-maker Harvest Films, this documentary includes interview with Professor Joe Lee, Professor Mark McGowan, Dr Larry Geary, Gary White Deer and local historians Gerald O’Brien, Paddy Hickey, Philip O’Regan and Terri Kearney. The film covers all the major events of the Great Hunger including local Famine relief schemes, soup kitchens, workhouses and mass burials.
The screening is free of charge and open to all but places are limited so booking is essential – please call Skibbereen Heritage Centre to book on 028 40900. Please refer to the Skibbereen Heritage Centre Facebook page for updates and further information www.facebook.com/skibbheritagecentre