Carrickmacross Workhouse, Co. Monaghan

one of 130 Workhouses built in the 1840s to house the poor

hence the Irish name ‘Teach na mBocht’ - The Poorhouse

 

Carrickmacross Workhouse is restored into a Visitor & Community Centre

owned by Monaghan County Council

 

Visit Carrickmacross Workhouse…

 Awaken Irish history with a one-hour Guided Tour

telling the story of life, death and emigration in Carrickmacross Workhouse

during the 1840s Great Famine

 

Tour Guides bring history to life using an Animated Film, Interpretative Artworks,

Information Panels, and Architectural Features

 

Visitors see an Original Children’s Dormitory

which overlooks Mass Famine Graves

 

 

Tour & Booking Details

Tour Guides provide one-hour Guided Tours

at 11.30am and 2.30pm

from Mondays to Fridays all year

 

 Tour Charges

€6 per Adult - cash only

€4 per Student - cash only

Under 5s - free

 Maximum 4 persons per Tour

 

Tours must be booked in advance either via Telephone or Email

Telephone - 042 966 45 40

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Car-Parking - available

Toilets - available

Refreshments - not available

Lift - not available due to COVID Restrictions

Carrickmacross Workhouse is a three-storey historic building with stairs

 

 

 Photo of Workhouse Courtesy of Ben Kelly

 

 Telephone - 042 966 45 40

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Sat Nav GPS Coordinates

North/Latitude - 53.97840º

West/Longitude - 006.72532º