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emigrants farewell

 

 

Thurs 17 The Emigrant’s Farewell at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh

Countless thousands of people left Ireland in the 1700s and 1800s. For many, the hours before departure became known as the American or Living Wake. Re-live this dramatic re-enactment complete with music, song and dance as the family gather to bid a sad farewell to the departing emigrant. Performances at 12 noon and 2.00pm.   www.nmni.com/uafphttp://www.nmni.com/uafp

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