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

Oct 6th 2014, 10:43 PM 5,667 Views 0 Comments

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”.

What has happened to Ireland's workhouses?
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What has happened to Ireland's workhouses?

Aug 11th 2012, 8:30 AM 28,780 Views 27 Comments

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

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots
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Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots

Jul 12th 2011, 2:03 PM 2,227 Views 11 Comments

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.