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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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Celtic Supporter’s Féile

THE Annual East Coast Celtic Supporters’ Féile: February 3rd • Saturday • 10:15 am Blessing of the Celtic family at the Irish Memorial!

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Watch The Hunger Times Movie

The Hunger Times launch took place recently at Dublin Castle with Irish writer Marita Conlon McKenna.


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
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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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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1 month ago
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The annual National Famine Commemoration took place in Cork today. President Michael D Higgins - alongside ambassadors from 52 countries - laid wreaths as a mark of respect for all those who died or emigrated during the Great Famine
2 months ago
tp:// We are so disappointed but due to the forecast of inclement weather, the Twilight Session is canceled until further notice! Sorry, Mother Nature just won't cooperate. Watch out for future dates on this event. IrishMemorialPH photo