Project Launch

The Project was launched by the then Minister for Health & Children, Mary Harney TD in July 2006 in Portumna Castle. Over 300 people were in attendance.

Mary Harney at the Irish Portumna Irish Workhouse Centre


Photo (L-R): Adrian Ahern, HSE, Ursula Marmion, SE Galway IRD, Michael Mullins, Mayor of County Galway, Minister for Health & Children, Mary Harney TD, Colm Murray, Architect, The Heritage Council, MairĂ­n Doddy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Galway County Council and Christy Cunniffe, Mick Fogarty and John Joe Conwell, all of SE Galway IRD.




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

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