Ardess, Co. Fermanagh (2000)

Famine Grave, St. Mary’s Church of Magheraculmoney
Created by: Gordon Johnson (landscape designer), Patsy Higgins (stone mason)
Commissioned by: Ardess Community Association

Plaque:
Within this famine / pit lieth the / unknown dead / 1845-1850

Adjacent sign:
The funeral bier for famine victims / was simply two rough hewn poles. / They were only used once, then left / in a stack at this gate.

Advertisements