A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki

Cobh Library

A forgotten Polish hero, Count Paul (Paweł) Strzelecki saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine. This historical exhibition tells his story and 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. The official opening will take place by the Polish Ambassador to Ireland, Anna Sochańska, in Cobh Library on September 23rd and the exhibition will remain open to experience until September 30th.

Genres: Arts | Crafts | Traditional Skills
Age Suitability: all ages
Features: Family friendly, Wheelchair accessible
Address: Cobh Library, Casement Square, Kilgarvan, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland
Phone: 0214811130
Locations: Cobh
Event Start Time (pm)
4 pm
Event End Time (pm)
8 pm
No Booking Required