This plaque – in both Irish and English – marks the site of the Liverpool Workhouse on Brownlow Hill. It is one of ten plaques erected by the Liverpool Great Hunger Commemoration Committee.
Greg and Kath at the signing.
Signing the book at launch
Greg Quiery addresses the audience at the launch
Greg addressing the audience at the launch of In Hardship and Hope.
Greg and Eithne compare notes before the launch.
Audience at the launch of In Hardship and Hope at the University of Liverpool, Oct 2017
Eithne, Merseyside Woman of the Year 2013, reading from In Hardship and Hope
Professor Frank Shovlin introduces Greg Quiery at the launch
Actor Eithne Browne reading from In Hardship and Hope at the launch


This Celtic Liver Bird can be seen in Granby Street, Liverpool 8, Liverpool’s most culturally diverse district. Originally created by Fred Brown and was erected by community activist Joe Farrag, it is held in trust for the local
The Dandy Pat memorial stands in the grounds of St Anthony’s church, Scotland Road.
Market stall women in Liverpool. The Thomas Burke collection, Liverpool Record Office.
The memorial to the Irish Famine, in St Lukes Gardens. Opened by President Mary McAleese in 1998, it was sculpted by Eamonn O’Docherty.
Dockers leaving the Stand. The Thomas Burke collection, Liverpool Record Office.
Detail from the stained glass window at the entrance to the Lady Chapel, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, showing Kitty Wilkinson and Agnes Jones.
Agnes Jones as she appears in the stained glass window in the Lady Chapel in the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool.
Extract from the inscription on the Agnes Jones memorial.
A Liverpool court, drawn by Bruce Scott, showing the narrow shaded court, open sewer and communal toilets.
The former Pleasant Street School building, originally built by the non-sectarian Benevolent Society of St Patrick in 1818.
This statue, in tribute to Agnes Jones, who reformed the Liverpool Workhouse Infirmary, stands in the Oratory, next to the Anglican Cathedral.
The gates to the ‘Simmy’ playground, Vauxhall Road, where many of the ‘Famine Irish’ were buried.
The Clarence Dock gates, Liverpool, where the majority of Irish migrants first saw Liverpool.
The former St Austin’s church in Aigburth Liverpool, one of many buildings, both Anglican and Catholic, which have been closed because of declining numbers of church members.
Last remnant of the North Corporation School, Blackstock Street, Liverpool. This fragment was thoughtlessly demolished in 2017.
The grim entrance to the Clarence dock, opened in the 1830s, through which the great majority of Irish passengers passed over the following hundred years.
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (Catholic) completed in 1967, on the site where the workhouse once stood.
The Wellington Rooms, Mount Pleasant, the old Liverpool Irish Centre 1965 – 1997.