Posted by: irishhungercomm | March 6, 2011

Workhouse Information

Workhouse Information

There is a workhouse in Carrickmacross which has been turned into a museum and there is one in Tipperary Town – and also an abandoned one in Dun Shaughlin, County Meath that we know of.  If Ellen McGee wishes to visit, we would be willing to meet her.

Michael and Olivia Blanch



  1. A nephew of mine, Sean Kenny is the author of “The Hungry Earth”, a fictional novel set in modern times where a character is taken back to the Famine times.

    Well worth a read.

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