RTE Nationwide: Strokestown Quebec Connection Group Gathering 2 (Return of Descendants of Irish Famine Orphan Daniel Tighe to Strokestown from Quebec for the Gathering (2013)

by irishcanadianfamineresearcher

In 2012 RTE, the Irish National Television Station aired a feature on the Tye / Tighe family story including Laval Liberty High students who have been working for the past two years with a group of Students in Strokestown and hope to visit Strokestown for their event. The broadcast can be found at:

In July of 2013, at the opening ceremony for the Strokestown Gathering, Daniel’s great-grandson Richard was the first member of the Tighe family to set foot in his hometown since the Famine separated them from their homeland in 1847. The event was covered once again by RTE Nationwide.