jlw at March 17th, 2014 14:59 — #1
imb at March 17th, 2014 15:09 — #2
Fittingly, It looks to be covered in blight.
mindysan33 at March 17th, 2014 15:35 — #3
There is another memorial in County Mayo, called "coffin ships" that looks interesting, too:
jlw at March 17th, 2014 15:41 — #4
Reminds me of ANOTHER sculpture at Dachau, this one by Nandor Gild.
mindysan33 at March 17th, 2014 15:52 — #5
Man... the world is full of sculptures memorializing the horrible things that people have done to one another... Humanity can be a sorry bunch at times.
jlw at March 17th, 2014 16:06 — #6
We certainly prove how inhumane we are.
mindysan33 at March 17th, 2014 16:13 — #7
We do or rather we can be. I'm depressed now... I think I'll go listen to Sinead O'Connor's version of Danny Boy... that's happy, cheery song, right?
hubrissonic at March 17th, 2014 19:16 — #8
wearysky at March 18th, 2014 10:41 — #9
There's a matching set in Toronto, as well, which I've never visited.
Also, the Dublin ones are lit up at night, not sure about the Toronto ones (personal shots from back when I lived there, in 2006):
koocheekoo at March 18th, 2014 14:31 — #10
Here are three photos of the same memorial that I took during one visit.
They included a dog in the mix: http://www.flickr.com/photos/koocheekoo/303177771/in/set-72157594386567348Photo of a handful of the statues: http://www.flickr.com/photos/koocheekoo/303191368/in/set-72157594386567348Statue detail, close up of one: http://www.flickr.com/photos/koocheekoo/303191371/in/set-72157594386567348
They weren't as yellow looking then. These photos were taken in 2006.
jlw at March 22nd, 2014 15:00 — #11
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