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The National Memorial to An Gorta Mór is located in Philadelphia Pa, USA. This memorial commemorates the struggle and pain of those Irish who fled their homeland in the face of a hunger of catastrophic proportions. It celebrates their courage that forged an enduring link between Ireland and America.

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My hand trembles as I write this... Eyewitness Accounts of The Great Hunger

Famine Pot

It’s sole purpose was to feed the starving population...

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1 week ago
Heading to Ireland? See #ComingHome: Art and The Great Hunger #WestCorkArtsCentre #SkibbereenCork #TomaMcCullim His piece about 110 Irish girls sent to Australia in 1848 #spoons IrishMemorialPH photo
4 weeks ago
Unfortunately, due to unexpected events, the Flag Raising & Annual Mass Event has been canceled. IrishMemorialPH photo
1 month ago
Quinnipiac University’s Great Hunger Museum collection of art is now a traveling exhibit around Ireland. This major undertaking aims to strengthen the deep cultural connection between Ireland and its diaspora by showcasing the largest collection of Great Hunger artworks. IrishMemorialPH photo
2 months ago
The Annual Mass & Flag Raising has been rescheduled due to weather. It will now take place on Sunday, June 24th at 11am. It will coincide with The Irish Festival at Penns Landing which has also been rescheduled for this date. IrishMemorialPH photo
2 months ago
June 10th • Sunday • 11 am-2pm
It’s almost summer! Fingers crossed for good weather. Join us for good music with some unexpected guests! It’s a secret… but we promise it will be worth your time! #discoverphl #phillygram #whyilovephilly #visitphilly
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