Wednesday 15 May 2013

The London Illustrated News Kilrush 1849 – A Raidio Corca Baiscinn programme

The London Illustrated News Kilrush 1849 is a radio programme going out on Friday 17 May 2013 at 5pm on Raidio Corca Baiscinn on 92.5 and 94.8fm or online at It will feature 5 newspaper reports from the Poor Law Union of Kilrush in December 1849 when the artist and reporter James Mahoney visited the area. The reports will now go out in radio format so that listeners can experience the reports as if they were happening today.

See also:
Remembering the Great Irish Famine on RTE Nationwide, featuring the National Famine Commemoration in Kilrush, County Clare

The National Famine Memorial Day Commemoration in Kilrush, as attended by President Michael D. Higgins, diplomatic corps, Defence Forces, religious leaders and members of the public. RTE live coverage of the event.

and the extensive information on the Kilrush Poor Law Union at

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