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
Fota house

The Strzelecki exhibition in back on display!

We are delighted that the exhibition can now be viewed in Fota House and Gardens, Co. Cork (until 4 October) as well as in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Castlebar, Co. Mayo (until the end of 2020). We truly thank Fiona and Jason from Irish Heritage...

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Virtual Tour of the Exhibition 1

Virtual Tour of the Exhibition

Don’t wait for the lockdown to pass and take a virtual tour of the Paul Strzelecki exhibition here. Would you like to receive an exhibition catalogue (available in English, Irish and Polish)? Drop us an email to curator at strzelecki.ie ...

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Symposium on Paul Strzelecki in NUI GALWAY on 1 April 3

Symposium on Paul Strzelecki in NUI GALWAY on 1 April

This symposium explores the path Paul Strzelecki took from Polish explorer to British subject and then humanitarian leader in Ireland, his impact on the national school system in Ireland, parallels with contemporary relief projects in Ireland and the experience of famine in his homeland. The...

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The exhibition on view in Connacht 4

The exhibition on view in Connacht

The exhibition on view in Connacht until the end of March. Visit Galway City Museum or Carna Emigrants Centre in Connemara to get to know the story of Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine.  Our sincere thanks go to the above institutions for being such fantastic hosts! ...

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Exhibition catalogues in Irish! 6

Exhibition catalogues in Irish!

We have just published Irish-language catalogues to accompany the Strzelecki exhibition. Thank you Conamara Láir for the perfect translation! If you would like to receive a copy of any of the catalogues (we have them available in English, Irish and Polish), just drop us an email...

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Local historian Jim Rees

Strzelecki exhibition conquers County Wicklow

The exhibition can be now viewed up until the New Year in Arklow Library, Arklow. The exhibition was officially opened by Councillor Pat Fitzgerald on 7 December. Local historian Jim Rees gave a fascinating talk on the impact of the Famine in the East of...

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Exhibition now on view in Rathmines Library, Dublin 6 7

Exhibition now on view in Rathmines Library, Dublin 6

The exhibition has just moved to Rathmines Library, Lower Rathmines St., D6. If you’re in the area, visit the exhibition room on 1st floor from Monday to Thursday between 10am and 8pm and on Friday and Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Give us your thoughts afterwards!  Dr. Tomás...

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Exhibition hosted by Ballyfermot Library 8

Exhibition hosted by Ballyfermot Library

The exhibition has found new home in Ballyfermot Library (Dublin 10) for the month of October. It’s available to view from Monday to Thursday between 10am and 8pm and on Friday and Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Thank you to Úna Gomez and her staff at the...

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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...

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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...

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