The Save Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum group has made an offer to take over the day-to-day running of the museum, in conjunction with Quinnipiac University.

By Debbie McGoldrick


Feb. 09, 2022

Donor behind Quinnipiac’s Great Irish Hunger museum urges reopening

Quinnipiac University

announced the museum would be closed permanently in August; it originally shut its doors at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Ben Lambert


Dec. 15, 2021

Nov 3, 2021
Nicole Mcisaac &
Chatwan Mongkol

Oct 21, 2021, Debbie McGoldrick @Irishcentra 

October 8, 2021
By Ellen Russell Beatty

Quinnipiac University, which had opened Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in 2012, said that it could no longer afford to operate it.

By Colin Moynihan

New York Times

Nov. 28, 2021

Inquiry launched into closure of Irish famine museum in US 

Brian O’Donovan / Friday, 29 Oct 2021 15:50 

Oct 17, 2021 by
Joseph P. McDonagh 

Oct. 12, 2021
Sany Steson North Haven

New Haven Register Mary Noonan Cortright

Sep. 30, 2021

October 29, 2021
by Ray O'Hanlon


New Haven Independent

Feb. 09, 2022

"We need to keep this museum, we need to keep this collection intact…here in Connecticut…it should not be dispersed, divided, split up."

Debbie McGoldrick

 Nov 03, 2021 , IrishCentral

Sep. 24, 2021 

CT POST by Joseph P. McDonagh

Aug 25, 2021 @Irishcentral by Turlough McConnell