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Cashel Folk Village

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St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 63601
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The curator was excellent

The curator of the little museum was very willing to explain the various items and history. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
F Jay V
via mobile
A + Museum in Cashel

The Cashel Folk Museum is where you will truly come to understand the natural, cultural and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lucia E
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San Anselmo, California
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“the owner”(46 reviews)
“his passion”(6 reviews)
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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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+353 62 63601
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"personal tour"
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"great little place"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The curator of the little museum was very willing to explain the various items and history. I enjoyed my discussion with the owner regarding Michael Collins. Should the opportunity arise I will visit the museum again.More

Thank F Jay V
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear F Jay V, I greatly appreciate your recent 5 STAR REVIEW on Tripadvisor, and am delighted that you took such great enjoyment from your visit. Just like yourself, I also took great enjoyment from our chat about Michael Collins.........he is one of the many...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cashel Folk Museum is where you will truly come to understand the natural, cultural and historic - mostly tragic - events in Irish history. From the Potato Famine to the Work Houses to the Republican cause, Bernard born and raised in Cashel, and, the...More

Thank Lucia E
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Lucia E, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor, as needless to say it was very kind of you to describe us as an A PLUS Museum in your review. I must admit that you put what I consider to be an extremely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The proprietor, Bernard, makes this stop the best stop in Cashel. He is an expert on Irish history and lots of fun. We got a personal tour that we talked about for days.More

1  Thank Scott N
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Scott N, sincere thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you considered your visit to be the best stop in Cashel, particularly when you consider the numerous beautiful historic attractions that are available to visit. I am also very pleased...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say this place is a complete dump which isn't worth visiting unless you have a passion for dreadful tacky tourist traps. Firstly the name is misleading. Folk village suggests a large area with cottages etc. In fact this place has a tiny...More

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

Dear Victor, firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to write up your review on Tripadvisor. However, I would equally like to say that I was shocked and dismayed by your subsequent comments./ which I feel were completely out of order....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know how our host remembers all the details that he can go over in the hour and 15 minutes we spent there. The teenagers were making fun of look as we walked up from Rock of Cashel, but in end had to be...More

1  Thank Eugene J
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Eugene J, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that your entire group got such great enjoyment from your visit, to the extent that /as you pointed out/ you could easily have spent another hour perusing our unrivalled private collection...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely shop girl informed us of the VAT card, which gets you a duty free discount on purchases. We found all Irish people to be very friendly and wanting to go out of their way to be helpful.More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Dear Carla B, sincere gratitude for your recent review on Tripadvisor. While your review seems to relate to the town itself/re its shops/ rather than to this museum in particular/ I still feel it was very kind of you to provide people with what was...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Brendan is an amazing source of knowledge. The museum is a must see with rare and original pieces relating to the history of Ireland. I wish I had more time to just talk with Brendan and pick his brain over the course of several hours....More

1  Thank simeon25
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear simeon 25, many thanks for your recent review, and especially as you were so prompt in putting it up online.....that is particularly appreciated. As you rightly referred to, one of the really special features of this museum is the fact that literally everything is...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Fun place to walk around when visiting Rock of Cashel. Cute stores and restaurants!! Everyone was very friendly and navigating the area was a breeze.More

1  Thank leisure9traveler83
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear leisure9traveler83, many thanks for your recent review. I must admit from your review that it appears that you may be referring to the town of Cashel itself as distinct from this museum in particular, as you make no reference to the museum itself in...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Sorry for the late review (2years late). Found this place after having a wonder around cashel. Decided to have a look and to pass time, couldn’t believe the displays and other things on display, was great, interesting and enjoyed the guided tour! Will visit again...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

I stayed in Cashel overnight with the aim of visiting the Rock of Cashel the next morning. I went for a walk and stumbled across this amazing museum. The owner, Bernard, was intriguing, knowlegable and passionate about Irish history. He gave me a list of...More

2  Thank Kay1232013
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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Kay1232013, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am very pleased that you considered our museum to be an amazing find, and thankfully many other reviewers concur with your opinion. I hope that you had a very enjoyable time visiting some of...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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