Kingston, Ontario (2000)

Memorial Drinking Fountain
Centennial Park (central Kingston)
Created by: Campbell Monuments, Belleville
Commissioned by: Kingston Irish Folk Club

Note: memorial commemorates Irish Rideau Canal workers; part of a group of local Irish and Famine memorials constructed at the same time.

(Front): Drink this water in / memory of an estimated / one thousand Irish / labourers and co-workers / who perished during the / building of the / Rideau Canal

(Reverse): Ta an deoch uisce seo / gCuimhne Tuairim is mile / oibri Éireannach agus / A gComhoibrithe a Deac / agus iad ag Togail / an canál rideau. /

Donated, 2000 A.D. by / Kingston Irish Folk Club / Tír Na nÓg irish Pub / Kingston Brewing Co / Ontario Public Service / Employees Union