Speaker: Dr. Ciarán Ó Murchadha
Talk Title: Marcus Keane and Fr. Michael Meehan: Two Figures from Clare’s Famine Landscape
Talk Synopsis: Dr. Ciarán Ó Murchadha is an independent scholar and a leading historian on Ireland’s Great Famine. Author of three major works on the Great Famine; including the internationally acclaimed book titled; The Great Famine: Ireland’s Agony 1845-1852 (2011). He was also one of the principal organisers of the National Famine Commemoration held in Kilrush in 2013.