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The Famine Sculpture

3.8/5
14 Reviews
Address: Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland
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Phone: 353-1-605-7700

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Neat sculpture by Donny MacManus. It arrived at this spot on February 10, 2000.

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  • stimulus72000
    stimulus72000
    Dublin, Ireland
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    Sad but Historic

    - Great Artist Depiction of People during the Famine. - Sad but Historic and a reminder of Irish Resiliency. - FREE, picture taking are a must.

    Reviewed on /Date(1603335528000+0800)/
  • louisav397
    louisav397
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    Felt the sorrow in your heart

    I stood amongst these gaunt figures and looked up into their faces, you cannot but help feel the sorrow for the Irish people during the difficult famine. I placed my hand on the heart of one of the m...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599346948000+0800)/
  • starskys77
    starskys77
    Dublin, Ireland
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    The Ghosts among us

    A poignant reminder of Irelands famine past. The expressions on the faces speak out the viewer that this is an exodus made not by choice but rather as a matter of survival. The very quayside that they...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596528240000+0800)/
  • Thais A
    Thais A
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    Shocking by its sad beauty

    Standing by the River Liffey, a reminder in form of art of the pain a whole people went through, it's shockingly beautiful and sad at the same time, worth the visit.

    Reviewed on /Date(1593412837000+0800)/
  • CarolinaNurse323
    CarolinaNurse323
    Kernersville, North Carolina, USA
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    "A Haunting Presence!"

    You can almost feel the pain and hunger the Irish had to go through during the famine. Unbelieveable!

    Reviewed on /Date(1592986452000+0800)/

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