Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The Irish Heritage Trust, National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, and Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens released Famine Lessons: Ireland and European Union Aid, Education, and Heritage (24:52) to mark the 50th anniversary of Ireland's accession to the EU.

The film explores and raises awareness about key EU funded programmes in Ireland such as the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards of which the founder of the National Famine Museum, Jim Callery, is a recipient, as well as Erasmus + and the life-saving Enhanced Responses to Nutrition Emergencies (ERNE) project.

The film is made with funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs Communicating Europe Initiative 2023.