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Murrisk in County Mayo, Connacht, Ireland — Irish West
 

Murrisk Fisherman's Monument

 
 
Murrisk Fisherman's Monument image. Click for full size.
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1. Murrisk Fisherman's Monument
Inscription.
Ag Críost an mhuir
Ag Críost an t-iasc
I líontaih Dé go gcastar sinn
This monument was erected to honour the
contributions of the traditional seafaring
fishing community in Murrisk.

We celebrate their memory and ask you to remember
all those who lost their lives in Clew Bay

Names of boats associated with sea fishing in Murrisk up to mid 1960's
Officially unveiled by
Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council
Gerry Coyle &
Most Rev. Michael Neary DD
Archbishop of Tuam
on the 1st August 2006
English translation:
To Christ the sea, to Christ the fish
In nets of Christ may we be caught


 
Erected 2006 by Murrisk Development Association Ltd.
 
Location. 53° 46.79′ N, 9° 37.474′ W. Marker is in Murrisk, Connacht, in County Mayo. Click for map. Memorial is about 180 meters north of Road R335, immediately north of the bridge across the Clew Bay estuary.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Famine Memorial (approx. one kilometer away); Murrisk Abbey / National Famine Monument / Statue of St Patrick (approx. one kilometer
Murrisk Fisherman's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Murrisk Fisherman's Monument Marker
away); Squadron Leader R. F. C. Garvey (approx. one kilometer away); Murrisk Friary / Mainistir Mhuraisce (approx. one kilometer away); Major John Mac Bride / Seán Mac Giolla Bríde (approx. 7.1 kilometers away); Lime Kiln, Moneen, (approx. 10.5 kilometers away); Famine Museum and Granuaile Centre, Louisburgh (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Srahwee or Altóir Megalithic Wedge Tomb (approx. 15.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Murrisk.
 
Categories. DisastersEnvironmentIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Murrisk Fisherman's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
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3. Murrisk Fisherman's Monument Marker
The White Heather image. Click for full size.
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4. The White Heather
The Curlew image. Click for full size.
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5. The Curlew
The Successell image. Click for full size.
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6. The Successell
The Sofia image. Click for full size.
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7. The Sofia
The Cailin Ban image. Click for full size.
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8. The Cailin Ban
The Ross Nuala image. Click for full size.
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9. The Ross Nuala
The Peggy G image. Click for full size.
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10. The Peggy G
The Star image. Click for full size.
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11. The Star
The Saint Cronin image. Click for full size.
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12. The Saint Cronin
The Ribble image. Click for full size.
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13. The Ribble
The Murrisk Lass image. Click for full size.
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14. The Murrisk Lass
The Gubeen image. Click for full size.
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15. The Gubeen
The Naomh Simon image. Click for full size.
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16. The Naomh Simon
The Shamrock image. Click for full size.
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17. The Shamrock
The Daisy Stewart image. Click for full size.
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18. The Daisy Stewart
The Myra image. Click for full size.
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19. The Myra
The Jolly Tar image. Click for full size.
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20. The Jolly Tar
The Sarah O'Connell image. Click for full size.
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21. The Sarah O'Connell
The Ambrose image. Click for full size.
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22. The Ambrose
The Iona image. Click for full size.
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23. The Iona
The Saint Irene image. Click for full size.
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24. The Saint Irene
The Topaz image. Click for full size.
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25. The Topaz
The Saint Eever image. Click for full size.
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26. The Saint Eever
Looking SE Across Estuary From Monument image. Click for full size.
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27. Looking SE Across Estuary From Monument
Auto just turned off of Road R335.
Murrisk Fisherman's Monument image. Click for full size.
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28. Murrisk Fisherman's Monument
Fly Wheel from "The Murrisk Lass" at left.
 
 
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