The Famine Memorial. Dublin by Jaime GP on DESCRIPTION The emigrant sculptures are in memory of the native Irish who were forced into emigration during the Great Famine years. Between 1845 and 1852 over a million left Ireland to escape starvation.
An aging Irish man and his very elderly mother pose for an outdoor portrait in Lisdoonvarna. In his hands hands the gentleman holds a poem with the title "Lines on Scenery round St. Bridget's Well in the County Clare".