March 14 - May 24
Re-discover the captivating story of Strzelecki, a polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Irish Famine.
This historical exhibition will be hosted by Strokestown Park House & Famine Museum explores the fascinating life and achievements of one of the great humanitarians of the nineteenth century, whose contributions to the Great Irish Famine relief have yet to be widely known and commemorated.
Count Paul (Paweł) Strzelecki, a world-renowned Polish explorer and scientist, volunteered to work in Ireland to combat raging Famine over a three-year period (1847-49) as the main agent of the British Relief Association (B.R.A).
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