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Black 47: A New Movie set around An Gorta Mór

Black 47: A New Movie set around An Gorta Mór Black 47 is set in Ireland during The Great Hunger, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine’s destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family. Black 47 is due to be released in Ireland on September 7th 2018. To read more: https://www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/irish-famine-black-47-release-date Volunteer Raise the Flag Ways to Donate Recent Posts First Scottish Memorial to ‘The...

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Flag Raising & Annual Mass Event Canceled

The Flag Raising & Annual Mass event is now canceled. Unfortunately, due to unexpected events, the Flag Raising & Annual Mass Event has been canceled.  Volunteer Raise the Flag Ways to Donate Recent Posts First Scottish Memorial to ‘The Great Hunger’ How We Choose to Remember…. Review of Black ‘47 The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero 110 Skibbereen Girls to be Honored – Sent to Australia during The Great...

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Congressman Boyle speaks at Memorial’s St. Patrick’s Day Commemoration

Congressman Boyle speaks at Memorial’s St. Patrick’s Day Commemoration 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. Thanks to everyone who attended the 16th Annual Commemoration of An Gorta Mór. The Irish community gathers at the Irish Memorial each St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate our heritage and commemorate the tragedy known as The Great Hunger, where over one million Irish men, women and children perished and another million were forced to flee Ireland. However, we also celebrate triumph over tragedy and recognize the many contributions...

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