COME A CRISIS, COME IRELAND’S CALL. The Irish are answering the decision around the globe to make a distinction through the COVID-19 disaster.
As we transfer into the following chapter of Ireland’s story, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum invites individuals to share their #EPICIrish stories for a new exhibition.
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As an emigrating nation, the Irish have at all times been separated by land, seas and oceans. To many, we’re a nation outlined by distance. Despite this, we’ve accomplished alright. We’ve turn out to be politicians and scientists; constructed cities, developed faculties and hospitals and invented color images and submarines. There’s at all times been a collective motion whether or not in Bandon or Boston to contribute to the area people, county and nation.
COVID-19 has stopped us in our tracks. Despite enforced separation, we’re seeing that very same Irishness shine by means of. Volunteers serving to the aged, entertaining the remoted, feeding the hungry and bringing us nearer by staying aside.
“No one can be certain of when these uncertain times will come to a close. As a story-telling museum, EPIC is hoping that we can collectively document the impact of the Irish world-wide during the crisis. These stories will form a new chapter in our nation’s story. We are inspired by Dr. Mike Ryan’s calm but consistently brilliant rallying cries, Irish medics travelling thousands of miles to come home to work and so many other supportive acts” stated Dr Patrick Greene, Museum Director and CEO.
The stories will doc and have a good time the distinction Irish individuals at house and overseas are making in response to COVID-19.
EPIC asks individuals to share any stories that present the distinction the Irish proceed to make at house and overseas, irrespective of the scale, with the #EPICIrish hashtag and on their web site at https://dublin.epicchq.com/share-your-covid19-story
About EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive expertise situated within the lovely vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter constructing in Dublin’s Docklands, the unique departure level for so lots of Ireland’s emigrants. Featuring private stories of affection, triumph, journey and adversity, it highlights and celebrates the constructive impression and affect of Irish emigrants around the globe.
Described as one in all Ireland’s National Treasures, EPIC was named Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction within the 2019 World Travel Awards. For extra data please go to www.epicchq.com or search #EPICmuseum on-line.