National Famine Commemoration Conference in Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council's National Famine Commemoration Conference The Newry conference which is being held in conjunction with the Irish Government National Famine Commemoration crossing the border for the first time. The conference is being organised, in the Canal Court Hotel, by the new Newry, Mourne and Down Council, who are hosting the National Great Famine Commemoration. Dr Ruan O’Donnell has been invited to join the History Ireland discussion on the 'Great Famine in Ulster', chaired by Tommy Graham from 7:30 to 9:30 pm on Wednesday 23 September 2015. This discussion will open the conference and is scheduled to include Professor Peter Gray, Professor Christine Kinealy and Professor Mary Daly.