Irish Railroad Workers Museum

Join us for a variety of free Irish-inspired programs every second Saturday of the month. While you are welcome to just show up, registration is always appreciated for planning purposes.

Irish Connections between Maryland and Ireland

Saturday May 14, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Join educator and photographer Denny Lynch as he presents the many connections between our state and the Emerald Isle. Photos of people and places will be joined together with Denny’s narrative and wit..with links to the Carroll family and major historical events included. His beautiful photographs will be available for purchase; donations welcome.

Famine Remembrance at the Museum

Saturday May 14, 2016 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Our program follows our Second Saturdays event and will remember ancestors who suffered and died during An Gorta Mor, or Potato Famine that decimated Ireland between 1845-1855. Join us for a time of reflection at our Shrine’s Memorial Wall. This worldwide event remembers one million Irish souls lost to starvation and disease.

Walking Tour of an Irish Neighborhood……a designated “Baltimore City Historic District”

Saturday May 28, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM EDT
Join us in a Baltimore neighborhood that included homes, schools, churches, workplaces, shopping and social venues for Irish families who began new lives following the Potato Famine. We begin at the B & O R.R. Museum and visit a restored Irish home, parish buildings and the historic Hollins Market. Lunch available at Zella’s. Donations welcome!


Meet David Quinn, Author and Hibernian (AOH)

Saturday June 11, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
David’s passion for family history led him to remarkable stories, including Michael Quinn’s adventures in the historical novel ” It May Be Forever”. Additional books include Captain George W. Dow in “Leviathan’s Master”; his third book, “Steel Shamrocks” tells the story of the McKenna’s of Pittsburgh. Books available, and donations are welcome.

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