Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum, Portlaoise

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  • Visited this museum recently as we were staying nearby. It has a powerful story to tell but unfortunately we were not told it. We were put in front of a 10 minute video and then basically abandoned.....  more »
  • Learned a lot in a down to earth manner, in an uncomplicated place that traces a lot of the sad history of the famine, using impeccable and painstaking largely donated sources.  more »
  • Good day helped reflect on our history , very informative and guide was extremely helpful. kid's realized how lucky they are.
  • The price includes a guided tour, where the guide is patient and answers all questions at any time. A film in several languages too. Very interesting. Would bring visitors again.

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