Murrisk in County Mayo, Connacht, Ireland — Irish West
Murrisk Fisherman's Monument
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
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. Touch 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 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murrisk.
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