Sponsored by Irish Network Philadelphia, Immaculata University hosted “Duffy’s Cut & the Arts: A Symposium,” a memorable day of events to raise funds and awareness of the ongoing work of The Duffy’s Cut Project.
Learn everything there is to know about the tragic deaths of 57 Irish immigrants who worked a section of the Pennsylvania Railroad known as Duffy’s Cut in Malvern in 1832 at a symposium this Saturday at Immaculata College.
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Amtrak has given permission to an Immaculata professor and his team to go after the 50 remaining victims of Duffy’s Cut–Irish immigrants who died of cholera, and violence, in 1832. But work can’t start until money is raised to pay for oversight and monitoring of the dig. A group of local people have stepped up to fundraise.
This is the text of a history of Irish activist Luke Dillon read on Sunday, April 27, at the Easter Rising Commemoration at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, where Dillon is buried.
The late Irish activist from Trenton and Philadelphia was honored, along with his friend, Joseph McGarrity, at the annual Easter Rising Commemoration at Holy Cross Cemetery this week. It was the first time Dillon’s only living grandchild, 89-year-old Eileen Moran, had attended the annual event since she was 10. Story and pictures.