Deer Island Irish Memorial dedication set for Sat May 25

The installation of a Celtic Cross was underway at the site on Tuesday, May 7. (Photo courtesy MWRA)

All are cordially invited to join with members of the Boston Irish Community
For the blessing & dedication of

The Great Hunger Memorial
(An Gorta Mór)
on Deer Island, Boston Harbor

Saturday, May 25, 2019
10:00 am on Deer Island

In memory of the Irish souls who, in hope of avoiding starvation, left their native land for new lives in
America, only to perish and be interred in unmarked graves.
Event parking and assistance provided by the MWRA. There will be traditional music followed by light refreshments at the MWRA’s Deer Island Historical Meeting Center adjacent to the site