Annie Moore Monument, Cobh

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  • This lovely statue overlooks the harbour. The three sculptures offset by brightly coloured fresh flowers are beautifully designed and seemingly made with love. The two boys and mother all seem...  more »
  • One can't help but be moved by the image of this memorial to Annie Moore and her family and thinking of the thousands of Iris Emigrants who departed these quays for countries all over the world, most....  more »
  • This statue of Anna "Annie" Moore (aged 17) and her two brothers Anthony (aged 15) and Philip (aged 12), commemorates their embarkation from Cobh on 20 December 1891 and as a tribute to all who emigrated from Ireland. Annie Moore was the first ever imigrant to pass through the newly opened Ellis Island Immigration facility in New York Harbour. Annie is honored by two statues, this one commemorating her port of departure from Cobh and the other at Ellis Island, her port of arrival in America. Between 1820 and 1920, more than 4 million people left Ireland bound for the Port of New York and a new life in America.
  • I believe she was the first person to be registered at Ellis island as a immigrant.
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