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If you're visiting the Rock of Cashel and have a genuine interest in Irish history, then you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jannfantastic_
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Fascinating museum. Some great memorabilia. Bernard was very helpful. Well worth a visit. Will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BillyDoheny
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're visiting the Rock of Cashel and have a genuine interest in Irish history, then you definitely have to come this museum. Super knowledgable and friendly owner.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice little museum if you are in the area. Owner will walk you through and explain his historical collection. It takes less than an hour.More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear chichiSouthCarolina, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. It is very pleasing that you found it to be a lovely local museum, even if the largest part of our historical collection is far more relevant to national rather than just local history. While...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating museum. Some great memorabilia. Bernard was very helpful. Well worth a visit. Will definitely be going back there.More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Stay244272, sincere thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. Delighted that you found our unique collection to be fascinating, and I look forward to your return visit. I hope you are successful in gaining further information re your quest to find out more about...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great stop while in Cashel. The owner (who everyone else mentioned is lovely) was away when we visited but his daughter showed us around. There is a fascinating amount of historical artefacts to see and it's lovely to see that these items,...More

Thank AndrewM7404
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AndrewM7404, sincere thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor, which is much appreciated.....particularly as you were so prompt in putting up your review directly after your visit. As you correctly pointed out, I was absent during your visit..... I am normally here 7 days...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Bernard the owner is happy to show off his collection which is quite impressive, from the Penal laws and how they impacted the people of Ireland, the fight for independence, the famine. He'll personally show you everything and answer any questions. Well worth an hour...More

Thank Fred G
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Dear Fred G, sincere appreciation for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor.As you rightly referred to, we have a vast collection of Original Memorabilia relating to a very broad sphere of Irish history, making it particularly interesting for those who wish to learn about...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A brilliant place to spend a few hours looking through all that was used in years gone by time flew by just reading all the various bits of information and chap working there was very knowledgeable on all aspects of irish history a very enjoyable...More

Thank Pat H
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Pat H, thank you very much for your 5 star review on Tripadvisor. Thankfully most people/like yourself/ find that this museum is a brilliant place to visit....and that between the guided tour and the vast number of detailed information chats available throughout the site,...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a lovely find , the guy who runs it is so passionate about his little museum And so informative we really love him and is a must for any visitorsMore

Thank Mrmr1973
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Mrmr 1973, thank you most kindly for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. It is very pleasing to see that so many people/like yourselves/ are kind enough to take the time to post up your reviews..... making it much easier for many others...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit Very reasonably priced and the gentleman was very knowledgable and passionate about the history of ireland and was very helpful at answering all questions we had about the famine and other irish historical matters of interest ... Thankyou Cashel Folk VillageMore

Thank Carolinecea
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

D ear Carolinecea, sincere thanks for your recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I am very pleased that you both obviously very much enjoyed your recent visit to our museum. As you rightly suggested, we are indeed very reasonably priced considering the vast collection of...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I found this museum by accident coming back from Cashel castle. The owner is gifted in history; he really knew his stuff and he gave me a mini personal tour in the beginning. If you’re into less ostentatious presentations of history, this place is authentic,...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear mel08b, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am very pleased that you quite obviously very much enjoyed your visit, and I have no doubt that you also very much enjoyed your visit to the Rock of Cashel. Just to update you...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

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

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

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

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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
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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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