Dunbrody Famine Ship

The Dunbrody Famine Ship sits on the quays of New Ross in County Wexford. This historical ship was used by emigrants to travel to the United States during the 1800s. At the time of its launch, the Great Famine had just struck; forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee the country. The ship that you see floating on the River Barrow today is actually a replica, which was built back in the 1990s using the original design.

To the left, you can see the visitor centre:

Dunbrody Famine Ship

A close-up of the ship and its "Dunbrody: New Ross" sign.

Dunbrody New Ross

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