Carrickmacross Workhouse

Carrickmacross Workhouse
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Many thanks to L. Johnson for suggesting this location.

Carrickmacro, Monaghan, Ireland.

During the Great Famine, this workhouse had approximately 2,000 people within its walls, although the building was built to only house 500. People working in Carrickmacross workhouse were subjected to a strict regime and it was the site of plenty of deaths during this period.

Today, this workhouse has been converted into a visitor and community centre. Behind the workhouse are graves of victims from the famine. It is said that the attic area of this building is haunted by the ghosts of children who died during the Famine.

Venue Name
Shercock Road, Carrickmacro, Monaghan, A81 E372, Ireland

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Admission Policies
Opening Times Apply
Admission Fee Applies
Facilities & Services
Car Park
Guided Tours Available (conditions apply)
Lift / Elevator Available
Toilets (opening hours may apply)
Visitor Centre

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