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Famine Friends & Fenians at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

catalpaUpcoming Irish Heritage Events at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

 Join the members of the Eire Society of Boston in attendance at the opening reception for two exhibitions, a symposium and a musical performance. Use the links below to learn more about each event.

Famine, Friends & Fenians

Exhibition Dates: October 21, 2016 – September 2017
Opening Reception: 
October 21, 2016 at 6 pm


 Symposium: Famine, Friends & Fenians

A symposium on Irish and Irish-American history

Saturday, October 22
9 am – 5 pm


 Early 20th Century Norwegian Whaling in Co. Mayo, Ireland

A Photographic Exhibition Opening October 21, 2016
Presented by the National Parks & Wildlife Service, Ballycroy, Westport, Co Mayo


 Seán Tyrrell performs “Message of Peace”

Saturday, October 22, 8 pm

Music by Seán Tyrrell from the Burren, Co. Clare
“Message of Peace”: Irish music and commentary inspired by John Boyle O’Reilly



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