School Resource Packs: Cork 1912-1918

Resource Pack 4: 1914 Suzanne R. Day

7 Cork City & County Archives: Through War and Rebellion: Cork 1912-1918

BBC Documentary The Horrific World of England's Workhouse

One of the first acts of the new Irish state was to abolish the workhouses. In England they continued until 1948. This BBC Documentary is 1.32 hours long but the first the first twenty minutes about Charlie Chaplin will be sufficient.

Join me in the 1900’s Life in a Workhouse

Part of a very good amateur site about life in Victorian Britain.

Archiseek workhouse

Maps and plans for workhouses including the one in Limerick which was typical of Irish workhouses which were far less ornate than some of their English counterparts History of Workhouses in UK and Ireland

Informative site on all aspects of workhouse history, with good sections on Irish houses

This Project is made possible through the support of the Heritage Council Grants Programme 2015

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