Ribbon Cutting – Leadville Irish Miners Memorial
Our event at Evergreen Cemetery in September was a wonderful occasion while also being quite emotional and poignant for all those who got to witness it. Thank you to everyone who helped in many different ways over the past 5 years to make this a reality. The event was covered by a number of media [...]
Tammy Taber, Andrea Malcomb and Kathleen Fitzsimmons focus on notorious couples who used to live in Leadville in the 19th Century. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-Y2Cr6f720
Liam leaving Ireland and arriving in Loveland, CO From Co. Wicklow, Ireland to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the centerpiece for the Miners Memorial that will be placed in Evergreen Cemetery, Leadville, Colorado has arrived safely in Loveland, CO. Affectionately known as Liam O’Sullivan, named after the son of sculptor Terry Brennan from Dublin, Ireland [...]
A wonderful afternoon and evening was had by all on Sunday October 24th, 2021 at the INCO Annual Fundraiser hosted by the owners of the Celtic On Market, Noel Hickey and his lovely wife Wendy Evans Hickey. Over 120 people, dressed to the nines, showed up to support this great event. We began with a [...]
Come join us in Leadville next Sunday for a ceremony at Evergreen cemetery, a Twinning ceremony between Allihies in West Cork and Leadville, and the annual St. Practice Day parade! The Aspen have changed color and the weather should be lovely.
December 2020 Update on the Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial The mound that will be the foundation of the centerpiece sculpture and been completed and will settle over the winter. A second load of soil was delivered and bedded into place by our talented excavator/molder Nathan, just as the first snow arrived in Leadville. Check out [...]
A billboard outlining details of the Memorial was designed and erected where the majority of pedestrian and vehicle traffic will occur at the entrance to Evergreen Cemetery. View a full sized version of the Billboard.
In the summer of 2018, we began working to memorialize one of the largest and most influential Irish immigrant communities in the history of the American West. The memorial, in the Evergreen Cemetery in Leadville, will tell the story of this Irish community and of those buried there. Their lives will be placed into a [...]
Designers Selected for Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial The Design Committee for the Leadville Evergreen Cemetery has selected two designers for the project. Terry Brennan from Dublin will design the centerpiece for the project while Barnabas Kane of Consilium Design here in Denver will create the landscape architecture. The designers are collaborating on the aesthetic for [...]