‘YOU CANNOT REASON IN AN ABSTRACT WAY WHEN YOU SEE MEN DYING IN THE STREETS’: COUNT PAUL STRZELECKI AND FAMINE RELIEF IN IRELAND

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‘YOU CANNOT REASON IN AN ABSTRACT WAY WHEN YOU SEE MEN DYING IN THE STREETS’: COUNT PAUL STRZELECKI AND FAMINE RELIEF IN IRELAND with Emily Mark Fitzgerald

This talk will discuss the fascinating life and work of Paul Strzelecki, a Polish count whose humanitarian work during the 1840s Irish Famine saved the lives of thousands.

This talk accompanies the exhibition A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine:
Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands on display in Ballyfermot Library from 1st - 31st October www.strzelecki.ie

Ballyfermot Library
10th October at 6.30pm

Booking required: ballyfermotlibrary@dublincity.ie or (01) 626 9324

 

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