Posts Tagged ‘National Famine Commemoration Day’

SONGS OF THE
GREAT HUNGER

To mark Ireland’s National Famine Commemoration Day (Sunday, May 16) Songs of the Great Hunger shares the music of Brendan Graham performed at famine commemoration events in Ireland, Australia, and Canada. The program explores the historical experiences of Irish emigrant communities during the Great Hunger that inspired classic songs such as Ochón an Gorta Mór, Crucán na bPáiste, OrphanRead more..