Famine Memorial in Dublin - In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine. In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór.
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.