New Bedford Whaling Museum


Lecture series to explore visual interpretations of the Great Irish Famine, and the global aid response to Ireland’s plight. Expand your knowledge of historic Irish-American icon John Boyle O’Reilly and dive into Olympic Irish Throwing.

April 20 Irish Whales – A Favorable Term for Those Big Lads From Ireland. Philip Conway, Olympian and Father of the Irish Throwing Revival.

Individual lectures: Members $10 | Non-members $15. New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740.