Ballinrobe Workhouse and what it might have been like.

While the Workhouse in Ballinrobe has mostly been destroyed this clip gives an ideas of what life would have been like for those who had to avail of its services.

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The clip gives an idea of the history of Workhouses in Ireland and the everyday life of its inhabitants work, rest and diet.  

This clip was produced by the Portumna Workhouse project as part of the Communitys' efforts to preserve one of their Historic Buildings. 

The project was awarded Building of the month by the  

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage



This page was added by Averil Staunton on 18/11/2011.