- The statue above is a memorial in bronze, erected at Sligo Harbour in 1997 to mark the 150th anniversity of 'Black '47'.
- The family are shown comforting one another, and the child points to the New Land to which they will sail.
- More than 30,000 people left Sligo for new lives abroad between the years 1847 and 1851.
- This sculpture is one of three commissioned by the Sligo Famine Commemoration Committee.
- In the background, a plaque displays a 'Letter to America, January 2, 1850'. Owen Larkin did not know, when he wrote the letter, that his son was already dead.
Distance from St Angela’s: 7.5km