Contact Details:
Carrickmacross Workhouse
Shercock Road
Co. Monaghan
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. Saturday and Sunday guided tours available by appointment.
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

€3 per person

School Tours

€2 per student

* Public car/bus park
* Fully accessible toilet facilities
* Fully accessible elevators
* Refreshments available, if booked in advance
Other Links
Carrickmacross Lace - this world famous lace gallery is located at Market Square, Carrickmacross.
Monaghan Tourism - Check out what's happening and all the attractions in County Monaghan.