At long last, the Irish men, women and children who fled hunger in Ireland only to die on Deer Island will no longer be forgotten.
We look forward to seeing you all there. (Photo made Thurs 5/23, courtesy Joh Foley).
The Irish Memorial on Deer Island is ready for this Saturday’s dedication ceremony.
The event starts at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 25, 2019 and it is free and open to the public. There will be plenty of free parking and refreshments will be served after the dedication ceremony.
Driving Directions: Bennington Street in East Boston to Route145 North, then you take Pleasant Street to Shirley Street to Elliot Street in Winthrop. If you are using GPS to get to Deer Island use this address:
190 Tafts Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152.
Via Public Transportation:MBTA: Take the Blue Line to Orient Heights; then Bus 712 or 713 to Point Shirley
Stop ID: 15880 Deer Island MWRA Gate Check MBTA online for Saturday's bus times on: