JOINED HANDS IN FREEDOM commemorates the site of The Buttery café on Limerick’s Bedford Row, formerly home to an Episcopalian church, to which three African-American abolitionists travelled to Ireland to speak between 1841 and 1855. Frederick Douglass, Charles Lenox Redmond, and Samuel Ringgold Ward spoke to packed audiences, spreading American anti-slavery and civil rights messages to a poverty-ridden, embattled populace under […]