Teach na Miasa

Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre at the Foot of the Holy Mountain

The National Famine Monument

The Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre is located near the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. This magnificent piece of sculpture by John Behan was unveiled by President Mary Robinson in 1997. It depicts a Coffin Ship with skeleton bodies and commemorates the anniversary of the Famine. There is an extensive famine landscape around Croagh Patrick.