Gallery: Curious Irish Hunger Memorial is a Green-Roofed Monument in Ba...

Along the base are bands inscribed with almost two miles of text of texts separated by layers of imported Kilkenny limestone. The base of the memorial is adorned with bands of text from letters, quotes, reports, poems, recipes and songs describing the famine and the effect it had on the Irish people.

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  1. HBerk April 26, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    The Irish Hunger Memorial is not a green-roofed structure — its significance has nothing to do with green whatsoever; but your post now has people reposting about this being a green roof. A great thing to cover, but misleading and a ridiculous stretch for a green story.