2016 Great Hunger Commemoration Opening Ceremony

Cost: $5 at the Ritz East - 125 S 2nd St, Philadelphia


Mayor Kenney and Kathy McGee Burns, President of the Irish Memorial will open the weekend’s events with a presentation of the documentary  ‘Ireland’s Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora’ narrated by actor Gabriel Byrne. This will be followed by a Candlelight March to Memorial site led by the Emerald Pipe Band.