National Famine Monument, Murrisk

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Monument · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • A Sculpture of a famine ship on the foot hill of Croagh Patrick, It lacks information of what the famine was about and it could do with seating for weary legs. Still worth a visit only if your...  more »
  • This is a beautiful sculpture. The three masts remind one of the three crosses on Calvary. It is only when you get up close that you realise that skeletons make up part of the sculpture. It is a.....  more »
  • And important to remember that so many millions died on this famine, and so many had to leave. Sad but true. Very beautiful and moving statue.  more »
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  • Great sculpture! Must see it if climbing Croagh Patrick!
  • Awesome monument! Beautiful area.
  • Lovely sculptural tribute to the Irish famine with a lively walk to ancient abbey and the Greek an option from here
  • Great day lovely walk views taken along the way
  • Incredible memorial. A must see if you're climbing Croagh Patrick. Just across the road.

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