The Irish Workhouse Past & Present: 1st National Conference - Galway, 17-18 May


You are invited to the 1st National Conference of the Irish Workhouse Past & Present
Date: Saturday, 17 & Sunday, 18 May, 2014 Portumna, Co. Galway

The workhouse or poorhouse has been described as the most feared and hated institution ever established in Ireland. Every area had a workhouse!

The Irish Workhouse Centre located in the former Portumna Workhouse

...telling the story of the workhouse as an institution in Ireland from the 1840s to the 1920s.

Open 7 days a week from February to November.
Tel: 00-353 (0)90-9759200