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March 5 Thursday 6 p.m.
Celtic Music Duo – Ringrose & Freeman
Please join us at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum on Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m. as Connecticut’s favorite Irish balladeer Dan Ringrose joins forces with musical partner and fiddler extraordinaire Jeanne Freeman. Enjoy the music, songs and stories of the Emerald Isle as they help us celebrate everything Irish.
Featured on Connecticut Public Television, at the Greater Hartford Irish Festival and in many other venues, Ringrose and Freeman weave humor, history, stories and poetry into an enjoyable presentation of Celtic music.
Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. * THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT *
March 17 Tuesday 11 a.m.
Tea Service at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
Enjoy tea service at the museum at 11 a.m. in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Tea, finger foods and desserts will be served. The tea service is limited to twenty people, and is now sold out.
March 17 Tuesday 1 to 5 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
The museum will be open to the general public from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17 in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrate the day by learning more about Irish history, art, and culture.
April 7 Tuesday 3 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum and Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute are proud to co-sponsor the dramatic reading of “Emigration Road” on April 7 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Emigration Road is the third “play for voices” produced by Galway’s Curlew Theatre Company. Each play is devised and directed by Eamon Grennan, and performed by Tegolin Knowland and Sean Coyne.
Emigration has been a constant throughout much of Irish history, and this drama sketches out the consequences of leaving “home” to make one’s way elsewhere. Emigration Road wanders about historically and geographically in its references, and explores emigration from various angles.
This program will be offered twice on Tuesday, April 7. The first performance will be held at 3 p.m.and the second performance will be held at 6 p.m. Space is limited for both performances. Tickets are $10 for the general public, and free for students. All tickets must be purchased or reserved in advance. Click here to reserve your tickets.