'An tOcras Mór' The Great Hunger.


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Nicol's Plan for Irish Workhouses 2

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Nicol's Plan for Irish Workhouses 2
Here the original Workhouse plan fits precisely over Lurgan Hospital. The modern hospital grew out of a charnel house of cruelty, suffering, disease and despair. The clay-pit on the top left of the image might still hold the bones of the dead.
Posted by Damien Kerr on October 28, 2010 Full Size|

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