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Dolmens             Milford


The following links will take you to digital photographs that are copyright free and are designed to be used in local history projects as part of the new curriculum.

The Famine Grave yard was also used for the Carlow Workhouse. An estimated three thousand people are buried here in unmarked graves. The graveyard is located on Green Road, Carlow, just behind the Vocational school.

Famine Graveyard.htm 

Over six hundred bodies were buried in a mass grave at this site during the 1798 uprising in Carlow. This massacre arose from the failed rising in the middle of Carlow town.

Croppy's Memorial .htm

To download any of these images onto your computer, you right-click over the image of your choice. You select the option of "Save Picture as..." and save the image to the location of your choice. Each photograph is typically around 400k in size. These can then be used by both pupils, parents, local community groups, teachers etc. in the creation of local history booklets, projects, walking tour guides, essays etc.