This sculpture was commissioned by the Smurfits, and is in place since 1997. It's dedicated to those who had to emigrate during the Famine, in the 19th century. Many Irish people would have left Ireland from this very spot, and one of the first voyages of the famine, would have been on the "Perserverance", which sailed on St. Patricks Day 1846. In 2007, a second series of Famine Sculptures was unveiled in Toronto, to remember the arrival of those refugees in Canada.
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