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near the site of Westport Workhouse
near the site of Westport Workhouse

The bodies of those who died in Westport workhouse were buried in a quarry. The burial mound is marked as pictured here. 

Westport Workhouse is no longer extant. The site is now a housing development called Cathair na Mart estate.  


Westport Union. Minute books of the Board of Guardians (1846-1850)

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  • This is not an easy site to access . The cross is at the top of a very overgrown hill .


    Thursday 14th November 2019, 04:25PM

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