The Famine Memorial at custom house Quay, Dublin

The Famine Memorial at custom house Quay, Dublin

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The sculpture is a commemorative work dedicated to those Irish people forced to emigrate during the 19th century Irish Famine. During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island\’s population to fall by between 20% and 25%. The bronze sculptures were designed and crafted by Dublin sculptor Rowan Gillespie and are located on Custom House Quay in Dublin\’s Docklands.

famine memorial The Famine Memorial at custom house Quay, Dublin

famine memorial1 The Famine Memorial at custom house Quay, Dublin

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