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Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum is located in Portlaoise. Plan your Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Portlaoise using our Portlaoise itinerary builder.
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Last Saturday, we tried to find out the opening hours for this museum, but their website appears to have been hacked/no longer functioning. So we looked at their Facebook page, which announced that th... more »
My husband and I decided to stop at this museum on our way back to Nenagh from Kildare. The route is not marked well after you exit the M7 but luck had us making all the right turns. We were in Irelan... more »
For anyone wanting to learn about the famine times this is a must see. You learn just how horrible the famine really was and the toll it took on people during those times. If those walls could talk th... more »
A great informative tour not only about the years the building was a workhouse but also as a Black and Tans Barracks and a Butter making facility. The conditions described for the poor misfortunes who gave up all hope on entering it's doors is harrowing. A must see!
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