Ballyshannon Famine Orphan Memorial

20 August 2023

175th Anniversary of departure from Ballyshannon

As part of Heritage Week 2023, local historian Anthony Begley will be our guide for a memorial event to mark the 175th anniversary of 19 girls from Ballyshannon, Belleek and Kinlough areas shipped from Ballyshannon Workhouse to Australia in 1848 and how they survived.

Meet at the Memorial beside Ballyshannon Workhouse, West Rock Ballyshannon Co. Donegal F94 AC61

Sunday 20 August, 3pm – 5pm