On Tuesday, July 16, New York Governor Pataki led a dedication ceremony for The Irish Hunger Memorial at Battery Park City. The memorial was designed by Brian Tolle, who visited the deserted Achill Island Village of Slievemore before submitting his plan, which includes a ruined cottage, deserted potato furrows, uncultivated land and a high wallRead more..
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The first stones of the Mayo cottage that will be the focal point of the Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City in New York were laid in place on July 17th. The memorial, designed by artist Brian Tolle, will bring visitors into the original 1830s cottage, and will serve as a portal to aRead more..