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13th Annual Commemoration at the Irish Famine Monument

Event Information

  • 26 Aug 2012 11:00am
  • Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: $10pp

The Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee and the Consulate of Ireland, in association with the Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 
warmly invite you to the 13th Annual Commemoration at The Irish Famine Monument.

The Guests of Honour will be the Irish Diplomatic Corp. The address will be given by Brendan Graham, accompanied by Sarah Calderwood
and the Australian Girls Choir.

Wreaths will be laid and you are invited to place flowers at the Monument. Meet old friends, share stories of your workhouse orphans with
other descendants and join in the traditional Irish hospitality. Help us keep the memories and the Monument alive.

Gates open at 11.00am. Come early to listen to Irish band, CoolFinn Mac, and mingle with the other guests and descendants.
Wear a name tag with the ship of arrival so you can be identified by fellow descendants. The formal events will commence at 12:30pm.

Please RSVP by the 20th August to:
Perry McIntyre: contact@irishfaminememorial.org
or Tom Power: famine.art@optusnet.com.au