Built in 1841, Carrickmacross Workhouse has been restored into a Community Resource, 

Training and Heritage Centre (Not for Profit) by Farney Community Development Group Ltd.


 On Thursday, 9th April 2015, composer and singer-songwriter, Sting

visited Carrickmacross Workhouse, Co. Monaghan, where his 3rd great grandmother,

Mary Murphy from Inniskeen, died in 1881.

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Sting at the Workhouse



Honorary Patron of Carrickmacross Workhouse:

Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency, Dr. Ruth Adler  



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