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Located at Devou Park, Covington, Kentucky

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DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS

 

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  • Dolmen represents the passing from the old world/life to the new 
  • Replica of the Poulnabrone Dolmen (located in County Clare c.4200-2900 BC)
  • Inner circle of 12-6 ft high standing stones engraved with the history of - "An Gorta Mor-the Great Hunger"
  • Outer circle of 32-3 ft stones engraved with each Irish County and details of the famine affect on each county
  • Paving stone paths with engraved names of interested people and families
  • Area surrounded by dry stone "slave wall" - (associated with central Kentucky-brought here by Irish immigrants)
        The monument has been designed and will be constructed by Francis McCormack, owner of 
        Irish Natural Stone Products Ltd. of County Clare, Ireland.  All of the stone will be Irish limestone from 
        County Clare except the County stones - Each county stone will be stone from the county it represents.
        The surrounding drystone wall will be made from Kentucky limestone.
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