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A scholarly resource for the study of the Great Hunger

Through a program of lectures, conferences, courses and publications, Ireland's Great Hunger Institute offers a deeper understanding of the causes and consequences of the Irish Famine, also known as An Gorta Mór. The Institute also fosters an appreciation for Irish culture and history.

Watch this short video to learn more about the institute:

For more information about the Institute, please contact:

Christine Kinealy, professor of history and director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute
(203) 582-4564

Sarah Churchill, assistant

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