All posts tagged "Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum"

  • The community reacts to the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

    Following the news that Quinnipiac has ended its 30-year sponsorship with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the community is left wondering: what is the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum? “Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • Former Quinnipiac President John Lahey awarded for service to Ireland

    Reporting by Christina Popik and Amanda Perelli The President of Ireland honored Quinnipiac President Emeritus John Lahey with the annual Presidential Distinguished Service Award, according to a Quinnipiac press release. The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins,...

    • Posted December 4, 2018
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  • Grandniece of Irish artist John Mulvany speaks at Great Hunger Museum

    The adventurous life of artist John Mulvany was on display Thursday, Sept. 20, when Anne Weber, Mulvany’s grandniece, presented his life’s work at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in Hamden. Weber spoke with pride about the ups and...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Second “Famine Folio” collection wins first place

    Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum’s second “Famine Folio” collection won first place in the 2016 Museum Publications Design Competition for books. The competition was held by the American Alliance of Museums, the leading museum organization in the country....

    • Posted October 20, 2016
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  • Hunger Museum to host event for children

    Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum is holding a crafting event on Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. for children ages 6 to 12. There will be discussions on immigration and how it could have felt to leave Ireland and...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Enjoy tea and soda bread at IGHM

    The university will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum. Students and other museum visitors can enjoy tea and soda bread from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, March 17. The museum will also...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Lahey honored as “Irish Person of the Year” for lifetime contributions to Irish culture, Museum

    Quinnipiac President John Lahey has recently added another distinguished honor to his long list of achievements.   He was honored as “Irish Person of the Year” at the 2012 Irish Leaders of New England Awards for his...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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