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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.

  • News: Big Move

The Big Move

When work begins on a new 11-acre park that will run from Front Street to the river and from Chestnut Street to Walnut Street, The Irish Memorial will be temporarily relocated. To understand more about this complicated move, click on this post. Thank you for your continued support!

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What Does The Irish Memorial Mean to You?

What Does The Irish Memorial Mean to You? The Irish Memorial was created to commemorate and to educate about the tragedy of Ireland’s Great Hunger. Over the years, we could not be more excited by the way the Memorial has grown...

Voices

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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We would like to preserve the stories of the Irish experience...
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