In the heart of Enfield, County Meath, can be found an Irish Famine Soup Pot that serves as a memorial to the Great Hunger and all who perished, suffered, and fled from the town in the 1840s.
The Famine Soup Pot memorial was dedicated in May, 2017.
Shortly after it was installed, the National Famine Walkers paid a visit and Cathal Póirtéir described the folklore of Famine pots speaking in Irish:
Dr Jason King is academic coordinator for the Irish Heritage Trust. He has previously taught at NUI Galway, the University of Limerick, the Université de Montréal, Concordia University, NUI Maynooth, and NUI Cork.
He specializes in Great Irish Famine digital content: