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The Great Hunger Memorial

Ennis Road, Clare Island, Ireland
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Passing by

What a pity the monument to the FAMINE wasn't better publicised...luckily I spotted it as I drove... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
bre126
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Naas
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Gentle reminder of potato famine's effect

On our way to from Adare to Galway, on a country road with not much around, we stopped in Ennis at... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2014
pglaw
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California
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31 Dec 2017
“Passing by”
13 May 2014
“Gentle reminder of potato famine's effect”
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Ennis Road, Clare Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

What a pity the monument to the FAMINE wasn't better publicised...luckily I spotted it as I drove by and was able to find parking to visit. The sculpture evokes the pain of the FAMINE very well. Good descriptive plaques explain the work. Also site provides...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

On our way to from Adare to Galway, on a country road with not much around, we stopped in Ennis at the Great Hunger Memorial which was dedicated to honor the victims (in particular the children) of the Irish potato famine that happened in the...More

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moyadd
5 September 2016|
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Response from christopheisland |
Probably, in any case there are no Famine Monument on Clare Island, and no Ennis road either. There's a monument in Murrisk indeed. Confusion....
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