Famine Walk 29th May 2017

 

  1. Forgney National School pupils met with the famine walkers on day 3 of their 6 day walk from Strokestown to Dublin.  They re-enacted the walk made by the “missing 1490” who fled Strokestown during the famine.  In 1857, these men, women were among 5,000 who emigrated to Canada. The Children enjoyed meeting and listening to the historians