Open Day at St Johns Point Houses
Irish Landmark Trust
Clipper and Schooner, St John's Point Lightkeepers' Houses, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal
25 August, 10am - 4pm
Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands. An exhibition by the Polish Embassy in Dublin exploring the fascinating life and achievements of one of the great humanitarians of the nineteenth century.
This panel exhibition tells the captivating story of Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian thanks to whose efforts c. 200,000 children were saved during the Great Irish Famine. This exhibition includes several rarely seen images of Famine relief and charity, drawn from collections of major museums and libraries in Ireland, Britain, Australia and the United States.