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 & Updates

Join us at the Irish Memorial for St. Patrick’s Day

The Irish Memorial Board of Directors cordially invites you to the 11th Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony in honor of our Irish Ancestry and An Gorta Mor. Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 11:00 am Saint Patrick’s...

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The Monument

The monumental bronze is designed as a dynamic arc filled with movement. Approximately 12 feet high, 30 feet long, and 12 feet wide, the sculpture rests on a granite plinth 2 feet high and has the basic profile of...

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An Gorta Mór – Ireland’s Great Hunger

To this day, all over Ireland the landscape bears mute testimony to the events...

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