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10 days of arts & culture; year-round heritage!

See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2024 runs 17-27 Oct 2024!
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Invest in Irishness

Seeking new opportunities to support the Irish community?
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Events for everyone!

See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2024 runs 17-27 Oct 2024!
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Women’s voices and mixed-race histories

Exploring female stories to liberate identity and heritage.
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See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2024 runs 17-27 Oct 2024!
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Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

What is the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail and how can you get involved?
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What’s On Now

Museum of Liverpool - self-guided Irish trail

Museum of Liverpool – self-guided Irish trail

Runs until 1 September
Use this page to download a PDF of the Musem of Liverpool's Irish community trail. Suitable for families.
Clarence Dock plaque.

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail lecture (online)

Runs until 23 February
Lecture on the plaque and memorial sites of the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail, commissioned by Armagh, Craigavon and Banbridge Borough Council.
Close up of an archive document, held at Strokestown Park.

Great Famine Voices Roadshow – online archive

Runs until 31 May
Great Famine Voices Roadshow is a global discussion concerning Ireland’s Great Famine and the migration it created. Our call for stories remains open.
In:Visible Women 2021

In:Visible Women 2021

Runs until 30 November
In:Visible Women Day 2021 marked the delivery of the Final Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. In partnering with the Tuam Oral History Project we released survivor stories and artist responses.
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Spotlight On …

Misplaced children's shoes (faded photograph).

Fréa: Redressing Irish Church and State institutions

During our online event, Fréa will explore former resident experiences and share the Government’s response to the Mother and Baby and County Care Homes commission.

A large bowl in bronze, split down the centre (photograph). This is the Liverpool irish Famine Memorial.

Irish Famine Memorial

The Liverpool Irish Festival, along with city partners, commemorate the 175-year anniversary of the seven years of An Gorta Mór, also known as the Great Hunger (1845-52).

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

The Great Hunger/An Gorta Mór, changed the shape of Britain’s society, particularly here in England's North West. Walk the history with us.

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail Map

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail Map

Use this page to digitally navigate the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail, look at images and read the fascinating histories of each site.

Decorative element: photo pf two books entitled 'Revive'

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail: Revive

Historical, bold and purposeful, Liverpool Irish Famine Trail: Revive revisits and revives the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail.

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Cultural Connectedness Exchange Network

Cultural Connectedness Exchange Network

CCEN is a network of Irish/Northern Irish artists & creatives; cultural providers & commissioners, collaborating for better representation.

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