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# workhouse - Monday 6 October, 2014

No evidence of graves found at new Children's Hospital site

The Development Board for the new hospital confirmed that a study has found “no evidence of a grave or any other features of archaeological significance”.

# workhouse - Saturday 11 August, 2012

What has happened to Ireland's workhouses?

Decades after their mass closure by the new Irish Free State, communities are pulling together to save their local workhouse.

# workhouse - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots

A trip back into her family’s past for a TV show revealed that the comedian’s great-great-grandfather and family lived in Naas workhouse during the Famine.