Thursday, September 26, 2019

Dublin’s Famine Memorial

The Great Hunger or An Ocras Mor had a devastating impact on Ireland. 
Famine caused about 1 million deaths between 1845 and 1851  from starvation or hunger-related disease. A further 1 million Irish people emigrated.
I have posted memorials from both Philadelphia and NYC. I realized a
I’d never posted pictures from the memorial in Dublin. Located on Custom House Quay it is truly haunting.