Emigration

by Sarah O’Connor, Learning & Outreach Over the summer of 2011, the Learning and Outreach department here at the National Library worked on a new project about the Irish Famine with St. John of God Carmona Services. This is our fifth year working with some of the education and training programmes offered by Carmona Services [...]

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by Justin Furlong, Acquisitions Librarian I recently returned from a visit to New York. One of the highlights of the trip was a tour of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum which tells the stories of immigrants who lived at 97 Orchard Street, a tenement built in 1863 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. 97 Orchard [...]

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