Dunfanaghy Workhouse Heritage Centre

During our photography tour of Ireland my wife and I visited the Dunfanaghy Workhouse Heritage Centre. People interested in history will find this to be an informative stop.

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Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 11 mm, efov 29.7 mm, f/5.6, 1/40, ISO-3200

This facility documents an important part of Irish history as you can read in the text contained in the image above.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 12 mm, efov 32.4 mm, f/5.6, 1/50, ISO-3200

There are information panels throughout the display area.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 15 mm, efov 40.5 mm, f/5.6, 1/125, ISO-3200

One can only imagine what it would have been like to live through one of the greatest tragedies in Irish history.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 10 mm, efov 27 mm, f/5.6, 1/60, ISO-3200

The self guided tour was augmented with a headset that played recorded messages at various stops.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 12 mm, efov 32.4 mm, f/5.6, 1/60, ISO-3200

Various models and scenes helped to add some artistic drama to the experience at the Dunfanaghy Workhouse Heritage Centre.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 14 mm, efov 37.8 mm, f/5.6, 1/40, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 58 mm, efov 156.6 mm, f/5.6, 1/100, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 11 mm, efov 29.7 mm, f/5.6, 1/40, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 46 mm, efov 124.2 mm, f/5.6, 1/40, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 37 mm, efov 100 mm, f/5.6, 1/25, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 56 mm, efov 151.2 mm, f/5.6, 1/50, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 24 mm, efov 64.8 mm, f/5.6, 1/80, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 54 mm, efov 145.8 mm, f/5.6, 1/50, ISO-3200
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 19 mm, efov 51.3 mm, f/5.6, 1/40, ISO-3200

Unfortunately human suffering and the demonization of the poor is still far too prevalent in society today.

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Photographs were captured hand-held using camera gear as noted in the EXIF data. All images were produced from RAW files using my standard process.

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