Kilkenny Famine Experience

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

The Kilkenny Union Workhouse is now beautifully restored as MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre. This award-winning FREE AV tour, begins at the customer service desk and will guide people around the buildings of the former Workhouse. Hear the human stories of the inmates that lived and died within the wall. Learn about the unexpected discovery of over 970 human remains described as the most significant discovery in the world relating to the Irish Famine.

Tour includes complimentary Starbucks coffee.
The tour lasts approx. 50 minutes and is at 9 marked points throughout the shopping centre.

Genres: Archaeology, Heritage (Tangible | Intangible), History, Walk – Guided/Self Guided /Audio
Age Suitability: all ages
Facilities: Café, Parking
Features: Family friendly, Wheelchair accessible
Address: MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, Hebron Road, Highhays, Kilkenny, Ireland
Locations: Kilkenny City
Event Start Time (pm)
4 pm
Event End Time (pm)
8 pm
No Booking Required