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Claddagh Quay

Claddagh Memorial Sculpture


(Wikipedia)
Mick Wilkins
2003

Galway - Gaillimh /  Claddagh Memorial Sculpture   Galway - Gaillimh /  Claddagh Memorial Sculpture

Description

Stone monument with a stylized bird. The monument commemorates the eight fishermen from the Claddagh fishing village who lost their lives while sailing on Galway Bay On the 4 May 1902.

Inscription(s)

In memory of
the Claddagh men
who tragically
lost their lives
on Galway bay
4th may 1902

Michael Dwyer
Patrick Folan
John Barrett
Stephen Hynes
Patrick Burns
Patrick Walsh
Patrick McDonagh
Michael Burke

I líonta Dé
go gcastar sinn

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 53°16'7" - W 9°3'17")

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