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This is a great statue of a young woman who left Cobh for New York is worth seeing as you visit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chief1797
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Poway, California
A Jeanne Rynhart gem

In 1993, renowned West Cork sculptor Jeanne Rynhart was commissioned to sculpt this statue to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HOS70
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Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great statue of a young woman who left Cobh for New York is worth seeing as you visit attractions around cork like the Titanic Experience or the other stories outlining the immigrants and their struggles to better their lives and sail to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chief1797
Reviewed 1 week ago

In 1993, renowned West Cork sculptor Jeanne Rynhart was commissioned to sculpt this statue to commemorate the first people to ever pass through the Ellis Island Immigration Centre in New York. Jeanne also sculpted Dublin's famous and much photographed Molly Malone statue. Annie was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is the story from the statue. Annie Moore (January 1, 1877 - 1923) was the first immigrant to the United States to pass through the Ellis Island facility in New York Harbor. She departed from Cobh, County Cork, accompanied by her brothers Phillip and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Once you come down your cruise you find this statue, very significant for the place and can read the story of this young woman.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maria Noel P
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Our ship stopped here and as we disembarked we came upon this statue. It was very significant as my great grandfather left this port in 1846 to go to America. I am sure that he, too, looked back as this mother does and wondered if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

A truly lovely statue immortalizing Annie Moore the first Irish citizen to be processed through Ellis Island.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Annie was the first immigrant to the U.S.A to pass through the Ellis Island facility and at the age of 15 together with her brothers Phillip and Anthony boarded the steamship Nevada on 1 January 1892.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Impressive statue is just outside the Heritage Centre, but full story of Annie and her younger brothers is inside as an exhibit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank houston72
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We stopped in Cogh on one of our bus tours and got to see this statue. How amazing to stand in the spot where our ancestors actually left Ireland headed for the U.S. There is a wonderful gift shop and information center located here as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

It is located where the cruise ships dock on the quay and we could see it from our hotel room. Annie Moore and her brothers were the first to enter the new immigration center on Ellis Island. They had sailed from Queenstown (as Cobh was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WandaS499
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Response from axel07 | Reviewed this property |
five minutes walk,
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WandaS499
27 February 2017|
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Response from Edward2651 | Reviewed this property |
Not very far at all. In fact it is located right outside the building where the Titanic Experience is located in. Enjoy!
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