Doolough, Co. Mayo (1994)

Famine memorial
Off the Doolough/Louisburgh road, in Doolough valley
Commissioned by: Action from Ireland

Inscriptions
(SIDE 1): Unveiled by / Karen Gearon, / Dunnes Stores Strikers, / 7th May 1994. / Erected by AFrI.

(SIDE 2): In 1991 we walked AFrI’s / Great Famine walk at Doolough / And soon afterwards we / Walked the road to freedom / in South Africa / Archbishop Desmond Tutu

(SIDE 3): To Commemorate / The Hungry Poor / who walked here in 1849 / and walk the Third World today / Freedom for South Africa 1994 / “How can men feel themselves / Honoured by the humiliation / of their fellow beings” / Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa

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