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Annual Famine Commemoration held in Northern Ireland for the first time – Minister Humphreys

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, is today (Saturday, 26 September 2015) officiating at the Annual Famine Commemoration at Albert… Read More


National Famine Commemoration 2015

Annual Famine Commemoration held in Newry Co. Down Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, presided over the 2015 Annual Famine Commemoration… Read More


International Famine Commemoration 2015

International Famine Commemoration 2015 Speaking at the 2015 International Famine Commemoration in Saint John, New Brunswick on Friday 23rd October 2015, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister… Read More


National Famine Commemoration 2014

The 2014 National Famine Commemoration took place on the 11th of May in Strokestown, Co Roscommon. Please see Speeches and Press Releases below for further… Read More


National Famine Commemoration 2013

The National Famine Commemoration took place in Kilrush, County Clare on 12 May 2013. President Michael D. Higgins led the official representation. Schools around the… Read More


National Famine Commemoration 2012

Sunday 13th May, 2012 An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD accompanied by Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the… Read More


National Famine Commemoration 2011

10 September 2011 The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese and her husband, Senator Martin McAleese accompanied by Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and… Read More



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