Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Fenit - An Fhianait
Kerry - Ciarraí

Great Samphire Island

Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

Monument to the Sailors and Fishermen lost at Sea
Séamus Connolly
2013

Fenit - <i>An Fhianait</i> /  Sailors and Fishermen Memorial   Fenit - <i>An Fhianait</i> /  Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

Description

Statue of a fisherman, standing in the center of a compass rose, around which are the names of islands off the Irish coast on more-or-less their map location: Loop, Rockall, Blaskets, Porcupine, and Mizen. There are three concrete steles with bronze plates.

Inscription(s)

Fenit - An Fhianait / Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

mfv 'an oriant', lorient, france
last port fenit
lost at sea, 1st october 2000

Thomas 'Tucker' Kelly49 yearsFenit
Grégory Boléis20 yearsFrance
Henry Floch51 yearsFrance
Pierre-Yves Le Priol30 yearsFrance
Patrice Montfort31 yearsFrance
Didier Petitbon52 yearsFrance
Serge Guingo48 yearsFrance
Antonio Claudio Da Costa Vieira25 yearsPortugal

I gcuimhne i gcónai

Á jamais dans nos coeurs

Eterna saudade

Fenit - An Fhianait / Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

this memorial is dedicated to
local fishermen and those
whose last port was fenit,
who lost their lives to the sea

Ó éirí luí na gréne, cuimhneoimid orthu

Fenit - An Fhianait / Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

From the rising to the setting of the sun,
we will remember them

Fenit - An Fhianait / Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

go ábháilte sa chuan síoraí
safe in the eternal harbour

Con Joe Daly20 yearsThe Spa13.7.1965
Gussie Guerin27 yearsDoolin10.10.1968
Joe Daly21 yearsTralee21.6.1971
Timmy O'Connor15 yearsMaharees7.8.1990
Cormac Logue25 yearsFenit5.8.1997
Martin Deady24 yearsFenit26.11.2000
Anthony (Dillane) Dillon65 yearsFenit12.2.2003
Patrick 'Pai'Egan45 yearsFenit15.7.2009

I gcuimhne i gcónai

Annotation

Unveiled 8 December 2013.

Fenit - An Fhianait / Sailors and Fishermen Memorial

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 52°16'9" W 9°51'49"

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