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Address: Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-56-51500

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Sad time in Ireland. This is well-preserved

This is on the edge of town and well-preserved compared to others in Ireland which are derelict or gone forever. Ask around to have a look. Do some research in advance about... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 March 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

This is on the edge of town and well-preserved compared to others in Ireland which are derelict or gone forever. Ask around to have a look. Do some research in advance about workhouses to get a full feel for their role in Irish history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

During the famine in irl ,poor people who couldnt pay there house or land rent ,Evictions were very common .People ended up in the what was called Work Houses .Conditions were aful.A lot of people died ,out the road in callan a few miles away .is the famine graveyard.Ask any one from callan they will tell you were it is.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2009

I visited The Workhouse after a search at Rothe House in Callan, I found that my mother was born in there in 1902,and sent out on the street with my Grandmother as she didn,t have any money.

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