Kingston Irish Famine

Commemoration Association

Án   Gorta   Mór    1847-1848

Kingston Irish Famine Commemoration Association - Gaelic side. Click here to see the bigger picture! KIFCA - English and French side. Click here to see the bigger picture!
A Short History of The Irish Famine

The Kingston Connection

KIFCA Information

Upcoming Events and Information

"This Celtic Cross was erected in Kingston, Ontario Canada at the corner of Ontario and West Streets on May 22nd 1998."

"The Kingston Irish Famine Commemoration Association is made up of a group of local volunteers dedicated to researching Kingston's role in the Irish Famine."

The Kingston Irish Famine Commemoration Association's - Related Links

Current News                                 Famine Links

The Irish Times                Potato Famine Page - An extensive directory of many things relating to                                                     the Famine.
                                            The Irish Famine - A graphically beautiful page with great links to                                               other information.
The Belfast Telegraph       Views of the Famine - Great pictures and first-hand accounts from                                                Irish newspapers.              Irish History on the Web - An exhaustive series of pages on virtually all                                                     aspects of Irish history.
                                           Dungarvan Museum Society - Over 150 pages of links relating to the                                               historical signifigance of the Dungarvan area. It includes an excellent                                               range of pages on the Irish Famine and its impact.

Local Interest

Kingston Irish Folk Club - The Folk Club deals with the promotion of all forms of Irish Culture.
Tir nan Óg Irish Pub - Kingston's premier meeting place. Same Ireland, different country.
The Museum of Health Care at Kingston - "The Astonishing Past of Kingston General Hospital: A     Walking Tour" has a significant portion of the tour dedicated to the typhus epidemic and the mass     grave located at the hospital.

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