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Join the Limavady Workhouse Archive

Join the Limavady Workhouse Archive We would like you to share your stories, memories or photographs with us and become part of the Northern Ireland Community […]

The Blind Fiddler

The most renowned resident of Limavady Workhouse was Blind Jimmy McCurry, also known as ‘The Blind Fiddler from Myroe’. Born in 1830, Jimmy often played his […]

The Limavady Workhouse

Newtownlimavady Workhouse opened on 15th March 1842 and admitted its first inmate on the same day. Workhouses were built all over Ireland in response to the […]