Liverpool Irish Famine History Group Leader, John Maguire, and Festival Director, Emma Smith, present a Liverpool Irish Famine Trail lecture.
Initially provided on 23 Feb 2023, Armagh, Bainbridge and Craigavon Borough Council commissioned the lecture. It featured within their Irish Famine Lecture series under The Impact of Irish Refugees in Shaping Liverpool.
The lecture details the 7 plaque and single memorial site that form a part of the trail. It doesn’t feature all 15 sites, which includes sites of Irish influence. This was to introduce people to the geography of the city and the movement of the Irish Famine poor through it. Thus, providing a focus for an overview lecture. More details on all the Trail sites can be found by
which detail all 15 sites.
Armagh, Bainbridge and Craigavon Borough Council have made this lecture publicly available, meaning you can now watch the recording of the lecture and the lively Q&A that followed, here:
This was lecture 11 in a run of 12 provided over six weeks. Interested in other lectures? Please visit Armagh, Bainbridge and Craigavon Borough Council‘s YouTube page, to find lectures from this series and others.
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