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Everyone visiting Ireland should make a commitment to stop and learn about the Famine that shaped so much of Irish history and immigration impact, etc. We stopped at this one to break up the drive back from the Cliffs to Wicklow area. I highly recommend...More
Very interesting tour about a sad part of Irish history that should not be forgotten.There are only a few of these work houses reasonably intact.Signage from Durrow could be better we nearly gave up at one stage trying to find it but I am glad...More
From the moment we got there it was obvious this place was seeped in history and once a very important part of irish history.
It is fantastically well maintained, they have a huge selection of various items from farm machinery to kitchen plates.
Very interesting and our experience was made much better than expected by the man who guided us.
Could do with some extra funding to allow for some interactive installations but all the same, the roughly presented space was appropriate for the stories of the time....More
Visited this place and you can feel the despair and poverty.
Everyone should visit a place like this it puts things into perspective.
The staff are helpful and friendly and the whole site is worth seeing.
Today we went to see the Donaghmore workhouse and it was upsetting at first and very sad to hear about the families around the time of the famine and how they were split up . They seemed to have gone from bad to worse ,...More