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With respect I learned about the tragic story about the poor who worked and lived and died in the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Berniepaintings
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Elsloo, The Netherlands
Simple memorial by the Workhouse

I was staying nearby at Mae Kelly's so walked up to the memorial and was pleased to see this, a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Rooombiter
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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24 Jul 2017
“Simple memorial by the Workhouse ”
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

With respect I learned about the tragic story about the poor who worked and lived and died in the workhouse and also about the girls who were send to Australia,

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I was staying nearby at Mae Kelly's so walked up to the memorial and was pleased to see this, a simple cauldron from the Workhouse which is still standing behind the memorial. Inscribed on the adjacent wall are the names of orphan girls who were...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

If you are in Ballyshannon then this is a nice reflective place to visit in the shadow of the now derelict work house, you can spend a few moments to ponder the fate of the people in times much harder than these we now live...More

3  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

The "Famine Orphan Girls memorial" at The Rock, Ballyshannon County Donegal Ireland was dedicated during 2014 in memory of the 19 orphan Girls who were sent to Sydney Australia at the height of the Irish Famine in 1848. The memorial was extremely well constructed with...More

4  Thank Paddy D
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