Famine Walk 2024 April 17, 2024 - The Doolough Famine Walk will take place on Saturday, May 18th 2024. Once again, this year, walkers will gather in Louisburgh for conversation, talks and music before being ferried by bus to the start of the walk. Retracing the steps of several hundred people who made this journey in search of food during An Gorta Mór,...Continue reading Famine Walk 2024
April 14, 2024 - 14.04.24. Afri joined thousands of people protesting at Shannon Airport against Ireland’s complicity in war crimes and the genocide in Palestine. #Gazagenocide #warcrimes #Shannon airport Photo credit: Joe Buckley Photography
Date for Your Diary March 19, 2024 - Afri Doolough Famine Walk will take place on Saturday, May 18th, 2024. Please check back closer to the date for further details. #afrifaminewalk #dooloughfaminewalk
‘When Starvation is a Weapon, The Harvest Is Shame’ by Kathy Kelly March 18, 2024 - March 14, 2024 In a work entitled “Irish Famine 4,” Palestinian-American journalist and artist Sam Husseini combined grass and paint to commemorate a bitter time in Irish history when starving people died with their mouths stained green because, according to historian Christine Kinealy, their last meal was grass. Shamefully, British occupiers profited from exporting out of Ireland food crops so...Continue reading ‘When Starvation is a Weapon, The Harvest Is Shame’ by Kathy Kelly
Féile na Beatha Ceatharlach – Carlow’s Spring ‘Festival of Living’ March 6, 2024 - Carlow’s Spring festival of living takes place on March 19th this year, with a range of compelling events throughout the day. Féile na Beatha has grown out of the Famine Walk which has taken place from South East Technological University to the nearby Famine Graveyard for more than a decade. 
Afri hiring new Coordinator March 1, 2024 - Joe Murray, Coordinator of Afri for many years, will be retiring this year.  Afri is now advertising for a new Coordinator, with a closing date of April 26.  Details are in the job advertisement below and the job description at this link.  We encourage those with relevant experience and an interest in Afri’s innovative work...Continue reading Afri hiring new Coordinator