Refund Policy

GIFCC Inc does not offer refunds of membership fees or any other product except in exceptional circumstances; such circumstances will be determined by the elected committee on receipt of a written request and given due consideration. 

GIFCC Terms and Conditions of Membership

Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee Inc operates under the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 and operates within the GIFCC Constitution and is regulated by the NSW Dept of Fair Trading. MEMBERSHIP “MEMBERSHIP” or “MEMBER” means an individual who has paid the GIFCC’s annual membership fee Annual membership commences on the date...

Baile as Baile – Home Away from Home

This initiative of the Irish Support Agency (formerly the Irish Welfare Bureau) was established to provide activities to counteract social isolation and loneliness over the Christmas/New Year period; a total of 65 events ranging from trivia nights, yoga, walks and cultural activities were held through December and January and were...

“The Truth Behind the Irish Famine” – 1845 – 1852

This is a new publication by Jerry Mulvihill, an Irish author, who has written extensively on the Irish Famine. It is a coffee-table size book containing 72 paintings by six artists, drawings and photographs depicting famine scenes; the text provides an overall history of Ireland pre-famine, the famine years and...

Irish Orphans in Tasmania

Two ships, the Beulah and the Calcutta arrived in Hobart in 1851. The girls on these two ships probably came by other means than the Earl Grey Scheme but they were nonetheless victims of the Irish Famine. Their origins were foundling hospitals and workhouses in Co Cork and Co Clare....

Famine Summer School, Ireland

The Famine Summer School scheduled for May 26-30 is to be held at Strokestown Park, Roscommon, home to Ireland’s National Famine Museum. See more at   Due to travel restrictions, it is likely the sessions will be accessible on Zoom.