Contact Details:
Carrickmacross Workhouse
Shercock Road
Co. Monaghan
A81 E372
T: +353 (0)42 9664540
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Opening Hours for Meetings and Training Courses:
Carrickmacross Workhouse is open for meetings and training courses from 9am to 10pm, Mondays to Fridays all year.
To book a room, kindly contact us.
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Opening Hours for Tours:
Ancient East, Ireland - Carrickmacross Workhouse, one of the few remaining Irish Workhouses is open for 1-hour tours from 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays all year - individual, family, group, school, and bus tours are welcome.
The restored Workhouse contains an original Children's Dormitory, with Mass Famine Graves onsite.
Heritage Staff explore the history of the Workhouse through art and architecture - charges apply; see below.
Advance booking is appreciated.
Rates for Tours - Accompanied or Unaccompanied:

Over 18s/Adults

€6 per person

Secondary School/College Students

€4 per student


€12 per family

Groups of 8 people or more

€5 per person

Bus Tours of 20 people or more

€2 per person

School Tours

€2 per student








* Public car/bus park
* Fully accessible toilet facilities
* Fully accessible elevators
* Refreshments available, if booked in advance