Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum, Portlaoise

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  • We saw the brown sign off the motorway for this , decided to make the detour and were so glad we did. Although this is a museum which definitely needs (and deserves) a bit of TLC and local council...  more »
  • A brilliant, if depressing, insight into 19th century history. It was a grey, rainy day and our family were the first people to arrive so we had a brilliant tour by Michael Creagh, a retired local...  more »
  • Good day helped reflect on our history , very informative and guide was extremely helpful. kid's realized how lucky they are.
  • The price includes a guided tour, where the guide is patient and answers all questions at any time. A film in several languages too. Very interesting. Would bring visitors again.

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