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Ireland
Kiltimagh - Coillte Mách
Mayo - Maigh Eo

Main Street

I'll Send You The Fare

Sally McKenna
2006

Kiltimagh - <i>Coillte Mách</i> /  I'll Send You The Fare   Kiltimagh - <i>Coillte Mách</i> /  I'll Send You The Fare

Description

Bronze sculpture depicting "a young man carrying a suitcase and going to the Train Station to emigrate in teh 1950's. The sculpture is dedicated to everyone who had to leave Kiltimagh and the surrounding towns to find work abroad. The title is "I'll Send You The Fare". The words of the title were often a parting promise and farewell to those who were left behind." (description from information panel of Kiltimagh's sculpture trail).

Inscription(s)

I'll Send You The Fare

By Artist
Sally McKenna
Sponsored by
Mr. Bill Durkan
Mayo Man Of The Year 2006

this sculpture is dedicated by
Bill Durkan
To the memory of the young Men and Women
who emigrated from Kilitmagh [!], Bohola,
and the surrounding areas during the 1950's

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 53°50'59" W 8°59'56"

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