Coffin Ship Sculpture in Front of Croagh Patrick

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Famine Memorial with Croagh Patrick, near Westport, County Mayo. Ireland travel tips | Ireland vacation |
Croagh Patrick near Westport in County Mayo is often considered the most holy mountain in Ireland; tales of St. Patrick banishing the snakes into the nearby sea.
While that take may have a bit of fable to it, the National Famine Memorial sculpture ‘Coffin Ship' is a moving tribute to those who were banished into the sea- many to never set foot on land again.

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