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County Clare history

The memorial is about one mile west of Ennistymon on the Lahinch road. My daughter and I recently... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
vict631
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Marion, Illinois
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Very moving

After hearing a bit of background on the significance of this monument and in particular the little... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Sue H
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Sydney, Aust
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21 May 2018
“County Clare history”
27 Sep 2017
“Very moving”
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

After hearing a bit of background on the significance of this monument and in particular the little boy depicted in the statue, Michael Rice, I found it a very emotional place. It is the first memorial in Ireland placed in memory of the hunger period...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The memorial is about one mile west of Ennistymon on the Lahinch road. My daughter and I recently stopped on our way to Lahinch. If you have read history on the Irish famine it is worth stopping to honor those who perished due to starvation....More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

After hearing a bit of background on the significance of this monument and in particular the little boy depicted in the statue, Michael Rice, I found it a very emotional place. It is the first memorial in Ireland placed in memory of the hunger period...More

1  Thank Sue H
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Response from vict631 | Reviewed this property |
‘The Great Hunger Memorial’ website does not say. It indicates a workhouse and mass grave are located across the from the memorial. It is estimated that 20,000 souls perished in the Ennistymon workhouse. The impact on... More
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