Born a slave, Frederick Douglass died as a champion of human rights, and Ireland played an important role in his political awakening. ℘℘℘ In 1845, Ireland provided a safe refuge to Frederick Douglass, a 27-year-old “fugitive” slave from America. Douglass described his four months in the country as the “happiest times” in his life andRead more..
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Quinnipiac University, home to Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum (Músaem An Ghorta Mhóir) which houses of one of the world’s largest collections of art concerning the Great Irish Famine, has donated $400,000 to the town of North Haven. “This voluntary payment represents an affirmation of the Uni- versity’s ongoing support and appreciation for all that NorthRead more..