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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Sona lá St. Pádraig (Happy St. Patrick’s Day)! And it was, as we celebrated this special day at The Irish Memorial with a sense of history and tradition. Hosted by Jennaphr Frederick of Fox 29, Timmy Kelly and Theresa Flanagan Murtagh were in good voice for the...read more
What an important event for Philadelphia and The Irish Memorial! On Sunday, March 12th, at the Irish Memorial, Enda Kenny, Ireland's Taoiseach (Prime Minister), announced that a referendum would be held on granting Irish living abroad voting rights. Mr Kenny said the...read more