Bronze sculpture depicting "a young man carrying a suitcase and going to the Train Station to emigrate in teh 1950's. The sculpture is dedicated to everyone who had to leave Kiltimagh and the surrounding towns to find work abroad. The title is "I'll Send You The Fare". The words of the title were often a parting promise and farewell to those who were left behind." (description from information panel of Kiltimagh's sculpture trail).
I'll Send You The Fare
Mr. Bill Durkan
Mayo Man Of The Year 2006
this sculpture is dedicated by
To the memory of the young Men and Women
who emigrated from Kilitmagh [!], Bohola,
and the surrounding areas during the 1950's
- Sally McKenna,
Irish sculptor of Kiltimagh
Location (N 53°50'59" - W 8°59'56")
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Item Code: ie316; Photograph: 21 June 2014
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