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Kilkenny Famine Experience, Kilkenny

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#11 of 24 in Historic Sites in Kilkenny
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • A short & sweet very poignant & educational experience about an often forgotten history. If you find yourself at the shopping centre, take a moment to do the tour. Plus, it's free. 
    A short & sweet very poignant & educational experience about an often forgotten history. If you find yourself at the shopping centre, take a moment to do the tour. Plus, it's free.  more »
  • A rainy day in Kikenny and we stopped by the customer service desk in Macdonagh Junction Shopping Centre and we decided to do the Famine Experience Tour which turned out to be really informative and.....  more
    A rainy day in Kikenny and we stopped by the customer service desk in Macdonagh Junction Shopping Centre and we decided to do the Famine Experience Tour which turned out to be really informative and.....  more »
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  • Very informative and interesting. If you haven't been before and don't know what you're looking for it's not too easy to find. Go straight to the customer service desk in the shopping centre, near the food court. This is the starting point and where you pick up an interactive screen, that gives you audio and video prompts. This is a self led tour with points in the shopping centre to visit, noting old sections from the Kilkenny workhouse.
  • Unbelievable!! would highly recommend this. It is based in the shopping center and surrounding area as for this is where the famine work house was. You wear earphones for the audio and a small video screen for pictures etc this screen is the size of a mobile phone. Very informative and very sad history. Definitely a must for people to go to and hard to believe but it is free.

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