Irish Famine Memorials



Since the end of the Great Famine, the way in which this seismic event has been remembered, discussed, and commemorated has changed dramatically.

Historian Dr. Emily Mark-Fitzgerald provides an overview of the history of how the Great Famine has been memorialised at the following

Dr Mark-Fitzgerald also maintains an online catalogue which presents a sample of photographic records and information related to post-1990s Famine commemorative monuments in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Britain and the United States, available at the following