The Irish Workhouse Centre

Warning, you may find this post upsetting. I went along to the Irish Workhouse Centre in Portumna, Co. Galway. As I arrived a bell from a nearby church was tolling, the sky was a dull grey and the wind was blowing the cheerful pink Heritage Week flags around against the stark exterior of the workhouse... Continue Reading →

St. George’s Heritage and Visitor Centre

St.George's Heritage & Visitor Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, was officially launched early 2008, which includes audio/visual functions in the centre adjacent to the church. The restored church, houses a well researched and exciting historical display of artefacts and interpretive material depicting the twin traditions of Leitrim from ancient Gaelic roots through Plantation times up to Leitrim's contribution... Continue Reading →

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