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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

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

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#QuinnipiacUniversity collection: Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger is making its final stop in Derry before returning back to the USA! Go to our website to find out more at IrishMemorialPH photo

John Laney, former president of Quinnipiac University, is the recent recipient of Ireland’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award!

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The winning design for a Great Hunger memorial in Glasgow, Scotland has been announced!
Go to our website to learn more about artist John McCarron’s ‘Tower of Silence’ memorial. #irishmemorial #angortamor #thegreathunger #sculpture #Glasgow #artist
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How do you choose to remember The Great Hunger? At the 13th annual St. Patrick’s Society Lecture, #MargaretKelleher spoke about the challenges of remembering such a devastating event and the memorials that commemorate it. Click on the link to read more!
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Black ‘47 is finally playing at the Roxy Theatre in Philadelphia! To see a groundbreaking film that follows one man’s search for revenge, set during Ireland’s Great Hunger, get your tickets at: #black47 #greathunger #philly #ireland #movietwit IrishMemorialPH photo

Thank You #ColonelKennethMDeTreux for your many years of service to the U.S Navy Marine Corp. and congratulations on your retirement! We are honored that you chose #TheIrishMemorial as the venue to celebrate with your family, along with over 250 friends and relatives. IrishMemorialPH photo