National Famine Memorial

National Famine Memorial (HMIC8)

Location: Barnwell, Mayo 29812 Mayo
Country: Ireland

N 53° 46.811', W 9° 38.383'

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Cuimhneach?n N?isi?nta ar an nGorta M


To honour the memory of all who died, suffered and
emigrated due to the Great Famine of 1845 - 1850,
and the victims of all famines.

The Memorial was unveiled by the President of Ireland,
Mary Robinson, on 20 July 1997.

I gcuimhna ar an daoine go l?ir a fuair b,
a d'fhulaing agus a chuaigh
ar an imirce de dheasca Ghorta M?r 1845 - 1850
agus ar gach uile dhuine i ng?tar de dheasca gorta.

Uachtar?n na n?ireann, M?ire Mhic R?ib?n,
a nocht an Cuimhneach?n ar an 20 l?il, 1997


Coffin Ship / C?nra - Long
John Behan, R.H.A. / S?an O Beach?in, R.H.A.

Commissioned by Minister of State Avril Doyle T.D.,
Chairperson of the Government's
Famine Commemoration Committee,
with the assistance of the Office of Public Works,
in co-operation with Mayo Co. Council,
Westport Historical Society and the Murrisk community.
The site was made available by Mr. James Fair,
in honour of his parents Seamus and Brigid.

Arna choimisiun? ag an Aire Stait; Aibhreal U? Dhubnghaill,
Cathaoirleach Choiste an Rialtais
um Chuimhneach?n ar an nGorta M?r,
le cabhair ? Oirig na nOibreacha Poibl?,
i gcomhar le Comhairle Chontae Mhaigh Eo,
Cumann Staire Chathair na Mart agus pobal Mhuraisc,
S?amus Mac Finn a chuir an l?ithre?n ar f?il
in ?m d? thuismitheoir?, S?amus agus Br?d.
Details
HM NumberHMIC8
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByFamine Commemoration Committee, Office of Public Works, et al
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 457846 N 5959255
Decimal Degrees53.78018333, -9.63971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 53° 46.811', W 9° 38.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds53° 46' 48.66" N, 9° 38' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 81-183 R335, Barnwell Mayo 29812, IE
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