Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum, Portlaoise

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  • August 2, 2017
    Such a shame the website link is redirected to a incorrect site (selling wagons!) I talked to staff about this and hopefully will be sorted soon, as they are likely to be losing visitors. The visit wa...  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    The Donaghmore Famine Workhouse opens 11-5 Weekdays and 2-5 Weekends its well worth a visit and to hear and see what went on there. Guides are available also or u can go around yourself.  more »
  • May 25, 2017
    Not far off the beaten path, the Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum is well worth a visit. The visit is by guided tour and is very reasonably priced. See how families lived if they could not find work...  more »
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  • July 26, 2016
    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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