Singer-songwriter and social activist Judy Collins visits Quinnipiac

Judy Collins, Louis Nelson and President Lahey
Judy Collins, a renowned singer-songwriter, author and social activist, left, toured Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University on Feb. 11 with Quinnipiac President John L. Lahey, center, and her husband Louis Nelson.
Feb. 13, 2014 - Judy Collins, a renowned singer-songwriter, author and social activist, visited Quinnipiac University on Feb 11. 

Collins made stops at the Lender Family Special Collection Room, which is part of the most extensive collection of art and literature in America devoted to Ireland's Great Hunger, at the Arnold Bernhard Library as well as the Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center on the Mount Carmel Campus. 

She also toured Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University and met Christine Kinealy, professor of history and director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, a scholarly resource for the study of the Great Hunger.

Collins was accompanied by her husband Louis Nelson and producer Katherine DePaul.

"Judy Collins Live in Ireland," a concert sponsored by Quinnipiac and filmed Sept. 29 at Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland, is expected to air on PBS in March.

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