Step into the past at Carrick-on-Shannon’s St George’s Heritage and Visitor Centre, with a visit to the famine era Workhouse Attic Memorial. This haunting site, captures the essence of a challenging period in Irish history. Follow the brass plaque trail through town, leading to the Workhouse Attic Memorial. Within the small, whitewashed quarters, once inhabited by 1846 famine victims, history is brought to life, serving as a testament to the resilience of the people who endured such hardship.