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'Famine' (1997) was commissioned by Norma Smurfit and presented to the City of Dublin in 1997. The sculpture is a commemorative work dedicated to those Irish people forced to emigrate during the 19th century Irish Famine. The bronze sculptures were...more
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Seeing these sculptures makes you wonder how people survived their olden day lives.
They are so real looking and well made, even the dogs following these people.
Have a look, and some quiet time to remember.
It was a somber sight for a sad period in history. It is located right on the Liffey by the Custom House Quay.
The Jeanie Johnston boat is also there.
The surprising thing we stumbled on was the plaque in front.
Jean Chretien, the Prime...More