Each month the museum hosts two Dublin Lectures. Sponsored by Santa Rita Wines, these sell-out events feature Ireland's most distinguished historians and writers, talking about subjects they love.

Epigenetic Change and The Great Famine: Professor Oonagh Walsh of Glasgow Caledonian University gives a fascinating account of the lasting effects of the famine on mental health in Ireland.

Epigenetic Change and The Great Famine - full lecture.

Extract of Oonagh Walsh's lecture revealing the secret legacy of the famine.