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Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

A Library Lunchtime Lecture exploring the life of Count Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine.

This lecture accompanied the exhibition 'A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands'.

Speakers: Professor Peter Gray, Queens University Belfast, and Assoc. Professor Emily Mark-FitzGerald, University College Dublin
Location: Academy House
Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019

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