National Famine Memorial

Itinerary
See & Do
Loading...

Information


The National Famine Memorial is a bronze monument in Murrisk to commemorate the millions who perished in the Great Famine. Created by John Behan, the dramatic sculpture depicts a “Coffin Ship” with skeleton bodies in the rigging, where the term “Coffin Ship” was used to describe the ships which left Irish shores horrendously overcrowded with emigrants fleeing the famine. The dire and unhygenic conditions on board ensured that many did not reach their destination.

Weather


National Famine Memorial 7 day weather forecast, weather in West Mayo, Mayo

Today
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WNW)


West Mayo weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Where to stay ...


Booking.com

You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Nearby beaches…

Something to see and do…

Some more seaside locations in Mayo