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Cashel Folk Village

St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 63601
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Amazing visit! Bernard and the museum should be considered national treasures!

We visited Cashel to see the Rock and went to visit the Folk Village on the recommendation of our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sternermoscow
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New York City, New York
Leaving is time to book again

I'm looking forward to coming back already. Bailey's was the comfy heart of a lovely weekend in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan B
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Cashel Folk Village/1916 Easter Rising Museum is Irelands ONLY 1916 Easter Rising/Irish War of Independence/Irish Civil War Museum COMBINED, and also Irelands ONLY 1916 Easter Rising Garden of Remembrance/Memorial Plaza COMBINED. Additional features are 1 The Great Irish Famine Museum 2 The Penal Chapel 3 The Original Tinkers Caravan, which was home to 14 children plus their parents 4 The Blacksmiths Forge 5 St. Dominics Wishing Well 6 The Entrance Museum, which is full of original artifacts/memorabilia dating from 20,000 years ago up to the 20th century. Described as A ONE/STOP/SHOP HISTORICAL MASTERCLASS in The Public Sector Magazine, this is a MUST VISIT site.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 63601
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Cashel to see the Rock and went to visit the Folk Village on the recommendation of our B&B host. We got there after it was closed, but ran into Bernard as we were standing on the street outside. He then spent at least...More

Thank sternermoscow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm looking forward to coming back already. Bailey's was the comfy heart of a lovely weekend in Cashel. A warm and spacious room, tasty breakfast in bed, and help with a smile. We were made to feel right at home, but leaving all the hassle...More

Thank Alan B
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Alan B, many thanks for your recent review. From the content , it appears that you are referring specifically to Baileys Hotel/ a beautiful hotel situated in Cashel. I will pass on to them the kind comments you have made in relation to your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little folk museum, lots to see, covering the troubles and famine, you can read all day about the history. Reasonable entry fee and a must to visit if your in the areaMore

Thank Steve G
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steve G, lovely to see you describe our museum as a Must To Visit, and I would very much like to think we are worthy of such a remark. As you also correctly mentioned, you could literally spend all day here reading and browsing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an interesting hour looking at an eclectic mix of exhibits of Irish history, some of them dating way back into the past like the 'bog butter' and the extinct elk horns. The added bonus was Bernard Minogue (hope I have spelt his name...More

Thank Judy3579
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Judy 3579, sincere gratitude for your recent review on Tripadvisor. i was delighted to be able to offer you additional information on Eamon De Valera and the other topics on Irish history that we discussed during your visit, and equally delighted that you quite...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im English My partner Irish .. We both loved it .. It gave me a great understanding of english and irish history ..The man who owned this adorable little place was very friendly and very informative on anything we wanted to know,even down to the...More

Thank Janine M
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Janine and Jason, sincere thanks for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. I am extremely pleased that you both got such great enjoyment from your recent visit, and that we succeeded in enhancing your knowledge on both Irish and English history/ obviously they both share...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

You will be given as much detailed information on each display as you want. Everything is authentic and is a place definately worth visitingMore

Thank Coland4boys
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Coland4boys, sincere appreciation for your recent review on Trioadvisor. ASyou rightly pointed out, EVERYTHING here is authentic, as we have by far and away the most comprehensive display of ORIGINAL MEMORABILIA AND ARTIFACTS relating to THE FAMINE/EASTER RISING/WAR OF INDEPENDENCE/CIVIL WAR of any Private...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I'm English and wasn't that keen on it. I found it boring. My husband is Irish and he really enjoyed looking around. Expensive for the size of it. €6.50 for 20mins round the museum.More

Thank Lucy S
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Lucy S, thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. I am not surprised that your husband really enjoyed his visit, him being Irish meaning he would almost automatically have a great interest in browsing and learning throughout. As you...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Queen Elizabeth visited Cashel in 2011. This is a quaint little town that is delightful to walk through.More

Thank Alexandra T
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Alexandra T, sincere appreciation for your recent review on Tripadvisor.Thankfully your visit to our beautiful town was, as you described it yourself, a delightful one. With so many top class restaurants, delightful atmospheric pubs, and excellent shopping facilities, Cashel ends up being a visitors...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is such a special place - great places to eat - wonderful shops - not too crowded - if you can plan your route to make a stop here - you will not be disappointed.More

Thank Rita23890
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear Rita23890, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. As you have rightly portrayed, Cashel is a town of immense beauty. Between a fantastic range of shops , restaurants, and an unrivalled choice of historical sites of major importance in relation to the overall...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Full of Irish history with specific references to the Famine, the Easter Rising, War of Independence and Civil War. Crammed full of information all presented fairly and objectively. We were accompanie d for part of our tour by the owner, a man of huge knowledge...More

Thank LeslieMcDonnell
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Leslie, sincere gratitude for your recent review on Tripadvisor. As you rightly pointed out we have a huge collection of Original historical memorabilia and artefacts relating to many of the most important periods of Irish history/ equally every attempt is made to be as...More

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Tracey M
17 June 2017|
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Response from Janice R | Reviewed this property |
Just checked all my travel notes. It is open 9am to 7.30pm June to Sept. and 9.30 to 5.30 march to June and 9.30 to 4.30 October through to March
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Jeannette K
20 April 2017|
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Response from cashelfolkvillage201 | Property representative |
Dear Jeanette, we are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. until early June, and then we are open until 7.30 p.m. Last entry is normally 45 minutes before closing, but their is no problem extending these times if... More
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cjg1719
21 January 2017|
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Response from cashelfolkvillage201 | Property representative |
Adults 6 euro and 50 cents........Adults over 65 cost 5 euros......Students 5 euros,,,,,,,,,Children under 6 are Free.......Children aged 6/13 cost 4 euros.
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