National Famine Monument, Murrisk

National Famine Monument is located in Murrisk. Work out when and for how long to visit National Famine Monument and other Murrisk attractions using our handy Murrisk road trip planning app .
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  • this sculpture reminds people of the massive loss of life in the famine in the 19th century. At first look you think it is just a ship but then on closer inspection you see it is inhabited by the skel...  more »
  • I was in Murrisk a few weeks ago and saw this from the road. It looked like a graceful and lovely old sailing ship and the symbolism even of that appealed. Today I went back and walked across the fiel...  more »
  • This is the National Famine Monument and it is located in the small village of Murrisk just south of Westport. It is at the bottom of Croagh Patrick a famous mountain that is known for its yearly pilg...  more »

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