Join in on New York Irish Center spring excursion trip to see Ireland's Great Hunger Museum on Saturday April 20th. The museum is beautifully appointed and offers much by the way of detail through artwork, sculpture, films and stories about the Great Famine.




We are a few days away from the New York Irish Center's Excursion to Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, organized in conjunction with the Irish / British Genealogy Group.

In preparation for the Saturday ahead please find some additional information:


The coach will depart from 9:30am sharp from the New York Irish Center, located in Long Island City.  We will start the boarding process by 9:15am so please aim to be at the Center by 9:00am.  There will be coffee and tea brewed and a great welcome waiting!  The New York Irish Center is located at 1040 Jackson Ave  Long Island City, NY 11101.  The phone number is 718.482.0909.


9:30am - Departure from New York Irish Center

11:30am - Estimated arrival to Ireland's Great Hunger Museum & commencement of tour and visit

1:00pm - Depart museum for Playwright Pub for lunch

1:15pm - Estimated arrival to Playwright Pub

2:45pm - Depart Playwright Pub for return to New York Irish Center

4:45pm - Estimated arrival to New York Irish Center


A buffet lunch (including vegetarian option) will be provided along with coffee, tea and soda.  The cost of the lunch plus tax and tip is included within the ticket price.  Any alcoholic beverages or other purchases are to be paid for separately.


We will be on a 49 seat coach bus that will have both wifi and a bathroom facility.  Food and beverages are not permitted on the coach, with the exception of water bottles.  Should food and beverage be brought onto the coach, the coach company will issue a fine of $100!  So drink up at the Center and at lunch and please only bring a water bottle with you.


· To learn more about the Museum: http://ighm.nfshost.com/

· To learn more about New York Irish Center: www.nyirishcenter.org

· In addition to the NY Irish Center contact should you need to reach Bridget Bray (the organizer for the day!) cell is[masked] and email is [masked]

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  • Anne Marie W.

    Enjoyed the trip. After hearing about the museum on TV I really wanted to visit. What a great way to do it. Thanks for organizing it.

    April 21, 2013

  • Susan B

    Very nice day, great group of people and well organized.

    April 20, 2013

  • Susan B

    would there be a vegetarian option at the pub?

    April 14, 2013

    • Susan B

      Thanks Bridget but I see it is full already. Maybe next time.

      April 14, 2013

    • Bridget

      There are seats still available so may need to look at settings. So if you're interested please do come.

      April 14, 2013

  • Bridget

    From NYIC

    April 13, 2013

  • Bridget

    Registered via NYIC

    April 13, 2013

  • Mike C.

    The Irish Family History Forum has our monthly meeting in Bethpage on this day. Have a great trip :)

    April 7, 2013

  • patty

    so sorry to miss this Going to a 1st communion!

    April 1, 2013

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