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The Potato Famine & The Coming of the Irish to America with Terence O’Leary

March 16, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Terence O'Leary

Ireland awoke to the beginning of the Great Hunger in 1845. Experience the heartbreaking stories of the Irish during the 5 long years of the Potato Famine. While it was a time of great injustice when more than 1 million Irish died, it also became a tragic blessing for over 1 million Irish who fled to America and survived. As an Irish storyteller, Mr. O’Leary’s quest is to keep the famine story alive and acquaint modern-day Irish-Americans with the tragic but also the triumphant history of our Irish ancestors.

Terence O’Leary will be bringing and signing his Irish Crossings books.  The books are $12.99 each. Two books are $22.99 and the Irish Crossings Trilogy is $32.99.


March 16, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Downriver Genealogical Society


Copeland Center
2306 Fourth Street
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
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