Plaque

The Forgotten Irish

Erection date: 26/6/2017

Inscription

The Forgotten Irish
In commemoration of that generation of post World War II Irish emigrants, both men and women, who left their homes, counties and country. They came to work and rebuild this city and country, ravaged and destroyed by war. Sometimes called "The Forgotten Irish", many would never return to Ireland. This plaque recalls their contribution and their loss.

Supported by Friends of the "Forgotten Irish" and the London Irish Centre. 26th June 2017

Site: The Forgotten Irish (1 memorial)

NW1, Camden Square, London Irish Centre

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
The Forgotten Irish

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Irish immigrants

From the Irish Times: "In the grim 1950s, 40,000 people left Ireland every ye...

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The Forgotten Irish

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Friends of the Forgotten Irish

The Irish Post has a photo of a similar plaque erected by this group in Dublin.

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London Irish Centre

The charity provides care, culture and community to the Irish across London, ...

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