The Workhouse

Figart, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

Tel 00 353 7491 36540


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Welcome to The Workhouse Exhibitions

The Workhouse Exhibition

The exhibition explains the purpose of the Workhouse, who lived here, the rules and regulations, and how hard it was to survive in rural Ireland during the Famine.

The Wee Hannah Exhibition

Tells the true life story of Hannah Herrity or Wee Hannah and her struggle to survive the famine and life in the Workhouse.  

The Sheephaven History Exhibition

This exhibition is a number of story boards covering a wide range of topics of interest form the local area.


On occasions The Workhouse has temporary exhibitions on display with the kind support of the Donegal Museum.

Entrance Fees

Adult                                           €4.50

Child, Student & Seniors               €3.50

Family Ticket                               €12.50

Group Rate (more than 8)              €3.00