The purpose of the Digital Irish Famine Archive is to make accessible eyewitness accounts of the Irish famine migration to Canada in 1847-1848 that would otherwise be unknown. It also pays tribute to those who cared for Irish famine emigrants.

Irish Famine Archive


  • Dr. Jason King – Independent Scholar

Design & development by David Kelly, Research Technologist at the Moore Institute.

Project Details

Year(s): 2014-2015