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Annie Moore and her brothers

Anna 'Annie' Moore (Cork 1874 or 1877 - New York 1923 or 1924)
the first immigrant to the United States to pass through the Ellis Island facility in New York Harbor
(Wikipedia)
Jeanne Rynhart
1993

Cobh - An Cóbh /  Annie Moore and her brothers   Cobh - An Cóbh /  Annie Moore and her brothers

Description

Bronze statue of 15 or 17 year old Annie Moore and her two brothers Anthony and Philip, who had just turned 15 and 12, respectively.

Cobh - An Cóbh / Annie Moore and her brothers

Inscription(s)

annie moore and her brothers anthony and philip
embarked from this town on 20 december, 1891, on
the s.s. nevada. annie was the first person to be
admitted to the united states of america through the
new immigration centre at ellis island, new york, on
1 january, 1892. this sculpture was unveiled by the
president of ireland, mary robinson, on 9 february, 1993.
it was erected by cóbh heritage trust ltd. and is
dedicated to all who emigrated from ireland.

this sculpture won the zeneca ireland ltd.
commemorative sculpture award. a statue of annie moore
was also erected at ellis island, new york. the
commemoration of annie moore at new york and at cóbh
was initiated by the irish american cultural institure.

this sculpture is the work of jeanne rynhart of bantry.

The same text is also on two other plaques, in Irish and English:

bhuaigh an ceapachán seo duais dealbhóireachta
zeneca éireann teo. cuireadh dealbh d'áine ní mhórdha
suas ar oileán ellis, nua eabhrac freisin. 'sé an foras
cultúir gael-mheireacánach a chuir tús leis na
tionscnaimh seo i gcuimhne ar áine ní mhórdha.

jeanne rynhart ó bhgeanntraí a chruthaigh.

this sculpture won the zeneca ireland ltd.
commemorative sculpture award. a statue of
annie moore was also erected at ellis island, new york.
the commemoration of annie moore at new york
and at cobh was initiated by
the irish american cultural institure.

this sculpture is the work of jeanne rynhart of bantry.

is ón mbaile seo, ar 20 nollaig 1891, a chuaigh áine ní mhórdha agus a
deartháureachta antaine agus pilib are bord an s.s. nevada.
b'í áine an chéad duine a ligeadh isteach sna stáit aontaithe tríd an
ionad nua inimirce ar oileán ellis, nua eabhrac, lá caille 1892.
uachtarán na héireann, máire mhic róibín, a nocht an dealbh seo
don phobal ar 9 feabhra, 1993, iontaobhas oidhreachta an chóbh teo.
a chuir an saothar seo suas agus tá sé tiomnaithe
dóbh siúd uile a chuaight thar toinn amach.

annie moore and her brothers anthony and philip embarked from this
town on 20 december, 1891, on the s.s. nevada. annie was the first person
to be admitted to the united states of america through the new
immigration centre at ellis island, new york, on 1 january, 1892.
this sculpture was unveiled by the president of ireland, mary robinson,
on 9 february, 1993. it was erected by cobh heritage trust ltd.
and is dedicated to all who emigrated from ireland.

Signature

J. Rynhart | 1993

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°50'55" - W 8°17'55")

Item Code: ie136; Photograph: 15 June 2014
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