Heritage Week Publications

2019 Booklets Galway27. Untitled all 2019 other4










‘Loughrea 1791: County Galway’s major town in the latter eighteenth century’

‘Gort 1793: The Qualifying and Relieving Year in County Galway’s southerly town’

‘Ballinaſloe News: Newspaper articles on Galway’s easterly town, 1750-1799’

‘Beaufort’s Tuam: A snapshot of the little city of Tuam and its economy in 1787’

‘Cuddehy’s Portumna: A snapshot of Portumna town in the late eighteenth century’

‘Banner News: Newspaper articles from County Clare, 1750-1799’

‘Banagher News: Newspaper articles on Offaly’s westerly town, 1750-1799’

‘The Mayo News: One hundred newspaper articles from Ireland’s Westerly County, 1700-1799’


Tandem publications [from 2018]

‘What it said in the papers: One hundred Co Galway echoes from the eighteenth century’

‘The not so silent century: 100 Tipperary newspaper articles from the eighteenth century’



‘Athenry 1821: Marking 200 years since the 1821 census’

‘The Workhouses of County Roscommon’

‘The Workhouses of County Westmeath’

‘The Workhouses of County Tipperary’


Tandem publications [from 2018]

‘A Pocket History of Clonbur’

‘The Workhouses of County Clare’

‘The Workhouses of County Mayo’

‘The discharged and the decorated: Athenrymen in the British Military, 1800-1899’

‘Eighteen Months: The 1798 United Irishman Rebellion in Co Galway’

‘The Raising of Stoney Brennan’


One hundred copies of the publications will be sold, with 100% of the proceeds going to specific charities/organisations in each town. We hope to raise €10,000 this August to assist our fellow charities in the work that they do.



Email your name and address to irishworkhousecentre@gmail.com and tell us what booklets you would like.


Please note that our charity Partners are:

Friends of Portiuncula

Galway Autism Partnership

Kiltartan Gregory Museum

Loughrea Arts Recreation & Culture

Mall Theatre and Stage Left

Portumna Lions Club


Ballinrobe Courthouse Project (Mayo)

Cahercalla Hospice (Clare)

Cootehall Community Development (Roscommon)

Gateway Youth Project (Westmeath)

Living Links Tipperary (Tipperary)

Saint Vincent de Paul (Offaly)


All of these organisations do incalculable good in their respective areas and we are proud to be associated with them.

The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland.

Tel: 00-353 (0) 90-9759200 | info@irishworkhousecentre.ie