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The Lawrence Collection

O'Brien Studio, Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 364 577
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jordanmr1992
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Limerick, Ireland
He'll do our wedding photos!

Not only does he know how to frame-up a shot, he also has that social sense about him that puts a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike-at-Play
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detroit, United States
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The Costume Studio started in August 1982. We are situated in the grounds of Bunratty Folk Park, in the recreated 19th Century Village Street,opening hours 10.30 to 5.30pm during the months April to October, prices Start from € 25.00 and no appointment is required Note: afternoons in summer months are very busy.Max number in any one Photograph is 8(due to size of Studio) Also on show The Lawrence Collection Ireland 1890 - It’s the only word to describe the joy of being able to hang on your wall a picture that combines charm, warmth and part of your past.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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O'Brien Studio, Bunratty, Ireland
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+353 61 364 577
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm really disappointed at how my colleagues were treated on - what was meant to be a rewarding, and fulfilling - team building day. This was the first one I had in my new role, and I have to say that for a first experience,...More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

"Not only does he know how to frame-up a shot, he also has that social sense about him that puts a smile on your face. We stopped in while walking through the Bunratty grounds and Mr. O'Brien had us pegged from the moment we walked...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only does he know how to frame-up a shot, he also has that social sense about him that puts a smile on your face. We stopped in while walking through the Bunratty grounds and Mr. O'Brien had us pegged from the moment we walked...More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank You for your kind thoughts

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most unruley man I have ever met. Was arranged to take a photo travelled espically to do it. Arrived He refused saying I am the size of 2 people how bloody dare you ur a but plump yourself . Although with your ego how...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nutshell. Rude,insulting,unfriendly business owner. Turned a pre inquired visit into a shambles.asked for photo with 8 pax. Was rejected as "look at the size of ye" and "sure that guy is 2 people". Insulted and upset upon tbis encounter and I will never recommend this...More

2  Thank ninaquinlan6
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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

An explanation was given as I couldn't fit the 8 persons as the studio is so small , and I tell it as it is !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!,not enough room to fit ye in there was not enough space to take a "large group" of 8 adults...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

How many times can you say you enjoyed your experience at a tourist spot? Terry made taking the photo so much fun, I almost forgot about how the final picture looked like. Of course, it was excellent!!! With a wide variety of costumes, a great...More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thank you Sir Your Costume Suits your Position in Life !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

If only every photographer was like this. Terry is a master of his art, and makes everyone relax and happy with his bonhomie and nice stories. Very nice guy who knows how to get the best of people, especially the children who might otherwise be...More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank You........................................And to Dad you got off lightly ha ha and ha ha hah Terry

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

In June this year my husband, son and brother traveled form Australia to Ireland and went to visit Bunratty Castle. For my son it is a bit of a tradition to find Costume Studios of the country we are in and dress up for a...More

2  Thank klayhe
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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your great comments........................that's Me ...... i like to have fun with my customers.................................G'Day mate Terry

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I loved going to Terry's studio... the shop looks like a time machine, the place has a historical memory, but Terry is all very much present and alive Now :-) He made the whole experience of my group and me an unforgetable one with great...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday with friends from the UK and our small child. We had a very nice experience, the photographer is great with children who aren't keen on the whole idea and we came away with two lovely photo momentos of our day at Bunratty....More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Jokes.......................................Oops.................................i could be a cranky man which is worse...........................all in the eye of the beholder .................................???????????????????????????? whats one man's Meat .......................is another man's Poison cheers laughing Terry

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This experience is one of the most relevant in the village. Terry is very good in managing the kids in order to get a realistic picture. The clothes used for the picture are unique and very effective to bring the clients back to the 1800....More

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obrient, Owner at The Lawrence Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your kind thoughts.................................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cheers Terry

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Norma O
11 August 2016|
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Response from obrient | Property representative |
Price for family of 4 € 30.00 .....................18 x 8 inch in folder Price for family of 6 € 35.00 Price for family of 8 € 40.00 only 8 persons due to size of studio
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