Limerick, Co. Limerick (1997)

Broken Heart Fountain
Steamboat Quay, in front of entrance to Jury’s Inn Limerick
Artist: Maria Pizzuti
Commissioned by: Gerry Barrett (Edward Holdings Ltd. Galway)

Note: Sculpture was the product of a student competition run by Wallace Architects at Dublin Institute of Technology, 1996

Inscriptions
“Broken Heart” / Memorial / Memorial to the victims of the Great Famine / (1845-1849) / Commissioned by Gerry Barrett (Edward Holdings Galway) / This memorial is to commemorate the thousands of people / who used this site as a holding station in the famine of 1845 / to 1849 prior to emigration to the new world never to return /

This Memorial was designed by Ms. Marie Pizzuti and unveiled by / his worship the Mayor, Councillor K. O’Hanlon on 21st May 1997

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