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From TheJournal.ie No evidence of graves found at new Children's Hospital site Famine

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”.

From TheJournal.ie What has happened to Ireland's workhouses? Workhouse

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.

From TheJournal.ie Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots Discovery

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.