Thursday, October 26, 2017

Declan O'Rourke to perform at Ireland's Great Hunger Museum

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will act as host for a performance by singer and songwriter Declan O'Rourke at 7 p.m. Nov. 2, according to a release.

"Since discovering that his grandfather was born in a workhouse in Kinvara, County Galway, O’Rourke has been on a personal mission writing songs about the Irish Famine," the release said.

At the event at Ireland's Great Hunger Museum , O'Rourke will perform "a special solo set of his new album, 'Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine,'” the release said.

"This intimate performance is an experience not to be missed; songs of remembrance side by side with the museum's collection."

Tickets are $30 ($10, students) and must be purchased in advance, online by clicking here, or by calling 203-582-6500.

To learn more about Declan O'Rourke, visit his website at

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