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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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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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St. Patrick’s Day 2019 at The Irish Memorial

Sona Lá St. Pádraig (Happy St. Patrick’s Day)! It's always great to celebrate on an actual day and this year as we do every year we did that. The Saint Patrick's Day Commemoration at The Irish Memorial was well attended...

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...

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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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HUNGER ON TRIAL: SATURDAY - City Hall 3/30/19 at 10:30 am, Courtroom 653, Sponsored by the Irish Memorial. BE A PART OF HISTORY by being a part of this event. To learn more, check out our website, https://t.co/kzj2TEr1pY https://t.co/f0ZTlCsrtC IrishMemorialPH photo

HUNGER ON TRIAL: City Hall 3/27/19 at 10:30 am, Courtroom 653 and again on 3/30/19 same time and place. BE A PART OF HISTORY by being a part of this event. To learn more, check out our website, https://t.co/kzj2TEr1pY https://t.co/VhxHyef8Sp IrishMemorialPH photo

#Fox29Philadelphia, was with us on #StPatricksDay2019 ’s day to help celebrate the 17th Annual Commemoration of #AnGortaMór!

To read and see more from #Fox29Philadelphia, check out this link,
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We hope to see you all tomorrow on St. Patrick’s Day at 11am at The Irish Memorial Philadelphia! Join us and Mayor Kenney, Congressman Brendan Boyle, State Representative Michael Driscoll, Timmy Kelly & Theresa Flanagan Murtagh, The Emerald Pipers, and The McDade dancers! https://t.co/30Q4LKOskc IrishMemorialPH photo

We hope to see you all on St. Patrick’s Day at 11am at The Irish Memorial Philadelphia! Join us and Mayor Kenney, Congressman Brendan Boyle, State Representative Michael Driscoll, Timmy Kelly & Theresa Flanagan Murtagh, The Emerald Pipers, and The McDade dancers! https://t.co/NBR3l3YHd6 IrishMemorialPH photo

Big News: When work begins on a new 11-acre park that will run from Front Street to the river. The Irish Memorial will be temporarily relocated. To understand more about this complicated move, visit https://t.co/iYZDLlzOkA. Thank you for your continued support! https://t.co/yrqHDFHzEX IrishMemorialPH photo