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“Interesting Stories of the Famine”
Review of The Workhouse

The Workhouse
Reviewed May 9, 2013

The best thing about this small museum is the story of Wee Hannah, which turns out to be a true and moving story of an actual person who lived through the Great Famine. The museum curator was also helpful and accommodating.

1  Thank CINDY B
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Although small the storyline of the Dunfanaghy Workhouse is very interesting and extremely moving. We had visited Hannah's grave at the Famine graveyard earlier and this made it all the more poignant.

2  Thank CardiffPauline
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

While driving through the town, we decided to stop here and have a gawk. It's a beautiful old building and the houses behind blend in lovely. The lady inside [looked like she was the only one on duty] was very friendly and helpful. She was running the shop, cafe and famine museum all by herself, talk about cutbacks!!

To be honest, there's not a lot to see but yet it has a certain charm about it. We did a quick tour of the upstairs museum, had a wander through the gift shop and had a lovely mug of coffee in the cafe before departing. If your not in a hurry, give it a go.

1  Thank letterkennycaint
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

A well presented exhibition, informative friendly staff, play area for children, tea room with fresh baked scones,, lots of local information.

1  Thank Active_Traveller014
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Went here whilst on a riding holiday. The exhibition and audio tour were very interesting and gives a new insight into how people suffered during the potato famine in Ireland.

Thank Carol-Edwards
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