Figart, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal
Tel 00 353 7491 36540
Welcome to The Workhouse
The Dunfanaghy Workhouse is a heritage centre exploring local history but from 1845
to 1922 it was a traditional Workhouse offering respite for the poor.
Visit the Workhouse and meet Wee Hannah, as she struggles to survive the famine and
her stay in the Workhouse. Learn about the Workhouse and some history about the
Sheephaven Bay Area.
The centre re-opened in 1995 to include a coffee shop with lovely home baking, a
community playground, library and a range of facilities such as free WIFI and internet
The Workhouse runs craft classes for children and adults, art exhibitions and takes
part in Festivals such as The Earagaill Arts, Heritage Week and The Dunfanaghy Jazz
July & August, 9.30am to 5.30pm Everyday including Sunday
June & Sept, 9.30am to 5.00pm Everyday including Sunday
March to Halloween ,9.30am Mon to Sat 9.30am to 4.00pm
Rest of Year Mon to Frid, 9.30am to 4.00pm
The Workhouse is closed for Christmas and will re-open on Monday 12th January.
Have a Happy Christmas from all at The Workhouse