Contact Us and Opening Hours

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:
Due to Covid 19 Tours have been suspended until further notice.
Ancient East, Ireland - Carrickmacross Workhouse, one of the few remaining Irish Workhouses is open for tours at 11.30am and 2.30pm, Mondays to Fridays all year - individual, family, group, school, and bus tours are welcome.
Weekend group 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/Seniors €6 per person
Students: Primary/Secondary/College €4 per student
Bus Tours/Groups (10 people or more) €5 per person
* Public car/bus park
* Fully accessible toilet facilities
* Fully accessible elevators
* Refreshments available, if booked in advance