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Absolutely Astonishing, Don't Miss, Exhibits and History You May Not See Anywhere Else

This private museum about a quarter mile from the base of the Rock of Cashel, contains stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WestSideKid
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Bronxville, New York
Outstanding

We recently visited Cashel folk village truly excellent experience very friendly knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KerryDirector
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Tralee, Ireland
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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...more
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St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This private museum about a quarter mile from the base of the Rock of Cashel, contains stunning exhibits on the Famine and the Easter Uprising, as well as folk life in Ireland that you may not readily find elsewhere. It has extensive material on the...More

Thank WestSideKid
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear WestSideKid, sincere thanks for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I must admit that it is without doubt the best review I have yet seen in relation to capturing the absolute essence of exactly what we are attempting to portray in this museum...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Cashel folk village truly excellent experience very friendly knowledgeable gentleman greeted us and showed us around and shared his vast knowledge a large array of Irish historic artefacts on display would definitely recommend visitingMore

Thank KerryDirector
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KerryDirector, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you found your visit to be a truly excellent experience, and thankfully most visitors are of a very similar opinion to your good selves. I sincerely hope that you had the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our visit to the Cashel Folk Village. Your enthusiasm and commitment t the stories you shared with us will stay with my group forever.More

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

Dear Meg H, thank you very much for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. It was very pleasing to read that you loved your visit, and that the experience you enjoyed will stay with you forever. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy many...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We were very pleasantly surprised by the Folk Village. After visiting Cashel, we went down the road to this museum. The owner is very clearly passionate about Ireland's history, and has created a very complete museum. All the work that went into creating the place...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear Maria F, many thanks for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I must say I was very impressed with the level of interest you showed in Irish history, and as you correctly referred to, their are a number of similarities between the history...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum today. Very interesting. The man who owned it was very friendly and knowledgeable. Will be back to visit Cashel again as he informed us of a lot more to see and do. He recommended the trip to the Rock of Cashel which...More

Thank Linda D
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Linda D, thank you very much for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you felt/thankfully like most other visitors/ that it is a great museum, and likewise that you will venture on a return visit to Tipperary now that...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

I went yesterday and I am 9 I went with my 13 year old brother and mam we all love history and if you do to you must go see it .the man who owned it was very friendly and knowledgeable .they have a great...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Dear longcatherine, I am very grateful for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I consider it a privilege to have been able to show yourself, your mam, and your brother around, such was the interest you showed/ considering how young you are/ during your...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

It’s a very interesting museum possessing a trove of diverse objects and memories of note, mostly referring to the daily life of Irishmen and Irishwomen and certain historical events of the 18th – 19th – beginning of the 20th century. The curator is very helpful,...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Ilya and Oksans, I greatly appreciate your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure showing you both around the museum, particularly as it was very obvious that you both had a very keen interesst in learning about Irish history. As you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Met Bernard, he gave us a great tour one on one. Very interesting A little gem of a place to go back in time.More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi Cyril, thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor.........much appreciated. I am glad that you got great enjoyment from the guided tour, and I would consider your description of this site as a little gem of a place to be very apt.. I have no...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit to the folk village! So many brilliant items and exhibitions and a great welcome from the owner who is very knowledgeable! Really well put together, covering a wide expanse of history across the Island of Ireland!More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear EireDog 2018, sincere thanks for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. Thankfully, most visitors agree with your view that we have a brilliant collection of memorabilia covering such a wide expanse of Irish history, and we continue to make every effort possible to...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

We visited this whilst wandering around Cashel. The owner was very knowledgable, but the whole place seemed like it needed to be pulled together and professionalised. We often go to Beamish Outdoor Museum when in North East England and this is so well run (...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Marian L, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor, which is very much appreciated.As you correctly pointed out, this museum could not compare to the Beamish Outdoor Museum for many reasons. The Beamish Museum is, in my opinion, a magnificent Outdoor Museum that...More

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lulabell_lala
28 August 2018|
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Response from cashelfolkvillage201 | Property representative |
Hi Lulabell, if you would like to let me know what date in October you intend to visit, I will get straight back to you with the opening hours for the date concerned. Best Regards......Bernard, at Cashel Folk Village.
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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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