A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine:
Paul Edmund Strzelecki

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM, SPANISH PARADE, GALWAY,
2 January – 30 March, 2020


CARNA EMIGRANTS CENTRE / IONAD CUIMHEACHÁIN NA NIMIRCEACH, CARNA, CO. GALWAY,
1 February – 30 March, 2020


NATIONAL FAMINE MUSEUM IN STROKESTOWN PARK, CO. ROSCOMMON
14 March - 24 May, 2020
the Dublin Festival of History

Lecture on Paul Strzelecki at the Dublin Festival of History

Join us for a lecture Count Paul Strzelecki and Famine relief in Ireland delivered by Assoc. Prof. Emily Mark-FitzGerald, UCD, on Thursday, 10 October, at 6:30pm, in the Ballyfermot Library (Ballyfermot Rd., Kylemore, Dublin 10). The event is part of the Dublin Festival of History and is admission free. We...

Exhibition now on view in Central Library, ILAC Centre

Exhibition now on view in Central Library, ILAC Centre

The exhibition has changed its location and is now on display in Central Library, ILAC Shopping Centre, Dublin 1. The library’s opening hours are: Monday-Thursday 10am- 8pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; When it the area drop in to see it and grab a catalogue! Thank you Dublin City Libraries for making space...

Paul Strzelecki – an unlikely candidate for spying

Have a look at the recent discussion in the Irish Times on Paul Strzelecki and his unlikely career in espionage. Read the article by Frank McNally “An Enigma of the Famine Years in Ireland” and Prof Peter Gray’s reply “Strzelecki: an unlikely candidate for spying” to...

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Library Blog Post on the exhibition

Read this month’s Library Blog post by The Royal Irish Academy on the Strzelecki exhibition and viewers' impressions after the visit. https://www.ria.ie/news/library-library-blog/who-was-paul-strzelecki You still have until the end of August to see the exhibition in The Royal Irish Academy, after that it will travel to selected Dublin libraries- see Venues for more...

Strzelecki on the Moncrieff Show

Listen to this engaging interview conducted by Sean Moncrieff with prof. Peter Gray on Paul Strzelecki and the exhibition. The piece aired on Newstalk Radio on Wednesday, June 12. Thank you Newstalk for doing your bit to promote Strzelecki in Ireland! ...

Strzelecki Lecture Podcast

Strzelecki Lecture Podcast

If you missed last week's lecture on Polish Strzelecki and the Great Irish Famine in the Royal Irish Academy, do not despair! The lecture has been recorded and is now available here:Strzelecki Lecture Podcast ...

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Article on Strzelecki in Sunday Independent

Celebrating a Polish hero who fed our children during Great Famine - read this engaging article by Alan O’Keeffe in Sunday Independent. Thank you Alan for helping us promote Strzelecki and his legacy in Ireland!ARTICLE ...

Lecture on Paul Strzelecki

Lecture on Paul Strzelecki

Don’t miss a free lunchtime lecture “Paul Strzelecki and the Great Irish Famine” in the Royal Irish Academy on Wednesday, June 12 at 1pm. It will be delivered by the commissioned authors of the exhibition: Prof. Peter Gray (Queen’s University Belfast) and Assoc. Prof. Emily...