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.
Last December, Andrew Tyndall, former picture editor for ‘The West Australia’ newspaper,
toured the Workhouse and subsequently published the following article and photographs -
Our thanks to Dervla McCarey in Australia for notifying us about the article,
and to Andrew Tyndall for granting us permission to share same.
The Workhouse is open for 1-hour tours from 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays all year -
individual, family, group, school, and bus tours are welcome!
Picture: © Andy Tyndall
Honorary Patron of Carrickmacross Workhouse:
Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Her Excellency, Dr. Ruth Adler