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“North & South Ireland” book signing on March 22

Posted: March 11, 2020

#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week:

Book Signing Event

Book:North & South Ireland: Before Good Friday and the Celtic Tiger” by James Higgins

Where: Lowell National Historical Park Visitors Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852

When: Sunday, March 22 from 2-4 pm

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What: The photographs in this book were taken between 1982 through 1985. At that time Ireland had one of the poorest economies and highest rate of emigration in Europe. And across the border the Northern Ireland economy was being crippled by ongoing sectarian violence, the English army occupation, and hunger strikes against Margaret Thatcher’s IRA policies.

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