Our Irish community

painting of Irish emigrants

Detail of painting 'Irish emigrants entering Liverpool' by David Jacques, from The People's Republic gallery

16 Mar 2014
Suitable for:
adults, all visitors
Free drop-in event, no need to book

Join Matt from our education team for a look at how Liverpool’s Irish community has shaped the identity of the city today.

Take a trip from the prehistoric Calderstones through the years of the Great Hunger and mass immigration through into modern Liverpool life.

Hear the stories of the Irish men and women who shaped, formed and created the Liverpool we know today.

You may also be interested in our new museum trail about Liverpool's Irish community. Download a pdf of the trail here, or pick one up from the welcome desk.