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Tullig Village, Kilrush, Co. Clare, 2006/1849
‘The abandoned village of Tullig’, taken from
the Illustrated London News of 15 December 1849


March 10 – April 6, 2014

Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

In  Messengers of Yesterday, photography professor Cynthia O’Dell explores the legacy of Ireland’s 1845-1852 famine, also known as An Gorta Mór (The Great Hunger), and the perpetual migration narrative that has shaped Ireland’s identity since that great trauma.