The Coffin Ship, Westport

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  • A must-see skeletal atmospheric sculpture set against the majesty of Croagh Patrick on one side and the expanse of Clew Bay on the other. You can almost feel the anguish of the passengers. A little mo...  more »
  • beautiful piece of bronze in memory of the thousands of Irish people died during the great famine of 1847 in this region of Mayo. It is placed at the foot of the Patrick Corack essential Irish pilgrimage that dominates the Bay of Wesport (Clew Bay)
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  • We visited this Great Famine memorial site very recently. All memorials to the famine are moving but I have never before been so moved by any sort of sculpture. It encapsulates the desperation of thos...  more »

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