Visit the Kilkenny Union Workhouse, now beautifully restored as MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to take this FREE AV tour. The tour will bring you around the buildings of the Workhouse telling the human stories of the inmates that lived and died within the walls.
Learn about the unexpected discovery of over 970 human remains described as the most significant discovery in the world relating to the Irish Famine.
Meet the young Saul brothers, John and Patrick who sought refuge in the Workhouse in 1841 after being abandoned by their parents on the docks in Dublin. Faced with an arduous journey on foot back to Clonmel they presented at the Workhouse and were admitted.
Tour Operating Times
Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 12noon & 2pm – 4.30pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 12.30pm – 4pm
Tour Duration 50mins
Suitable for children – parental discretion advised
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