NYC Irish Famine Memorial

A very unique design. It’s supposed to be a ruined house on a hill in Ireland.

NYC Irish Famine Memorial

You walk around the base of the memorial, towards the water.
NYC Irish Famine Memorial

Go through a short tunnel, which has speakers playing the voices of people talking about the famine (including Bono).
NYC Irish Famine Memorial

And your in a ruined house.
NYC Irish Famine Memorial
You walk out the front door of the house, and follow the path up the hill, past a grave, and a what to me looks like a fallow potato field (because of the mounds or ridges or riggs in the field).
NYC Irish Famine Memorial

Here’s a view from above, which should give you a better view of how it’s laid out.
NYC Irish Famine Memorial
There’s even an overgrown garden out the back of the cottage.

Really a very impressive memorial, hey was that’s Bono’s voice coming out the speakers. Sheesh, he’s on everything these days.

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