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Bridge named after Mary Elmes

    Mary Elmes (b. Cork, Ireland, 1909 – d. 2002, Perpignan, France) was an Irish aid worker known for saving Jewish children during the Holocaust. Born in Ireland, she moved to England and Switzerland for her education. She then moved to Spain to work during the Spanish Civil War and was later evacuated to France. She spent six months in a prison in France for aiding Jews. After her death, the State of Israel recognized her as « Righteous Among the Nations ».

    Address : Patrick's Quay, Victorian Quarter, Cork

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