Cambridge Irish Famine Memorial

Irish Famine Monument


The monument was cast by Maurice Harron, and was dedicated to the President of Ireland on the 150th anniversary of the Irish Potato Famine's darkest year: 1847. It is depicting the separation of a family due to The Great Hunger as the base reads "Never again should a people starve in a world of plenty." This monument is located on the Cambridge Common.

Installed, 1997