Promoting Boston Irish Culture Since 1937

Upcoming Irish Heritage Events at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

catalpaJoin the members of the Eire Society of Boston in attendance at the opening reception for the exhibition, Famine Friends & Fenians on Friday, 21 October, followed by a symposium and musical performance on Saturday, 22 October. 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

https://www.whalingmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/famine-friends-fenians/

Symposium: Famine, Friends & Fenians

A symposium on Irish and Irish-American history

Saturday, October 22
9 am – 5 pm

https://www.whalingmuseum.org/programs/symposium-famine-friends-fenians/

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

https://www.whalingmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/early-20th-century-norwegian-whaling-co-mayo-ireland/

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

https://www.whalingmuseum.org/programs/sean-tyrrell-message-of-peace/

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