Quinnipiac, Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum featured during St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day at IGHM 2014-03-17News organizations from across Connecticut spoke with members of the Quinnipiac University community and visited Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in recognition of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.

Director of the Great Hunger Institute, Christine Kinealy, spoke with NPR about the Irish emigration to North America during the time of the great famine. For the full audio clip and story, please click here.

Kinealy also offered insight to NPR about the “Dark history of green food on St. Patrick’s Day.” For the full story, please click here.

FOX Connecticut spoke with Grace Brady, executive director for Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, about the mission of the museum. For the news package and story, please click here.

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