History Slot – The Famine In West Clare

On Tuesday’s Morning Focus, Alan spoke to Paddy Waldron from Kilrush and District Historical Society who recently celebrated their tenth anniversary. Paddy discussed the Commemoration of the Famine in 2013, which was a week long programme of events ran throughout West Clare, including a visit from President Michael D. Higgins. He also described the effects of the Famine on West Clare between the years of 1845-1852.

To get in touch with Kilrush and District Historical Society, you can visit their website KDHS.ie.

You can listen to the full interview below.