The Mayo Orphan Girls

This site, by Barbara Barclay, has been created as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Heritage Studies at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Mayo Campus and forms an ongoing project to discover more information about the 137 Mayo orphan girls sent to Australia as part of the Scheme, from the workhouses of Ballina, Ballinrobe, Castlebar and Westport. New