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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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Decided to have a Sunday outing and visited Arigna Mines and completed part of the Miners Way too... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
MissJen
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Athlone, Ireland
Arigna Mining Experience

We had afternoon free and the receptionist at Lough Rynn Castle Hotel suggested this attraction. A... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Ellis T
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Decided to have a Sunday outing and visited Arigna Mines and completed part of the Miners Way too (bit boggy in places, hiking boots required). The mine visit is very informative. We were led by former local miner, Michael, who gave us first hand experience...More

Thank MissJen
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Glad you found us at the end of your hike... Thank you very much for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had afternoon free and the receptionist at Lough Rynn Castle Hotel suggested this attraction. A former miner led the tour into the mine which closed in 1990. The historical facts combined with an up close view of the extremely harsh conditions in which the...More

Thank Ellis T
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and taking the time to make this review. Glad you liked it.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable trip. Very interesting for adults and also kids. Both kids aged 9 and 4 really loved it. You get to go into the actual mine where the men worked up to 1990. Our guide was Gerry. He was a mine worker there until...More

Thank Lisa O
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a kind review. Very informative for future visitors. We shall let Gerry know...

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Arigna Mining experience is basically access to one of the old horizontal shafts where they actually mined the coal. Seams lead off from the main walkway where the miners lay pulling coal out with picks Further in the advance to air drilling is seen. a...More

Thank electrocutas
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind and also very detailed and informative review. Looking forward to having you back with us!

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As the weather had not been too good we decided to visit inside attractions. We had picked up a leaflet and decided to go. We were not disappointed. The guide was a retired miner who took us around the mine. Due to the narrowband coal...More

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

What a great review! and so informative... Thank you very much for taking the time.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

You have to visit here,very interesting and humbling, to see and hear how they worked in the mines a very eye opening experience, Gerry the guide worked there himself and gave a very accurate tour. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mag M
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a kind review. We shall let Gerry know...

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Realy enjoyed the tour our guide Gerrald was an ex miner who had worked in the mine and was able to give very informed and accurate details of the mining process and thelife of the miners as well as there family's Well worth a visit

Thank mick e
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a kind review. We shall let Gerry know...

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Our tour guide Gerry Cullen was brilliant throughout the tour. Very informative and witty. We'll worth a visit....

1  Thank Donal123OC
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a kind review. We shall let Gerry know...

Reviewed 24 September 2017

A very real part of irish history that was great to experience. Well worth the visit and would recommend to anyone.

Thank GAAplayer123
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind recommendation.

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went on a visit Here with family. Very educational and eye opening, tour guide was excellent. Fantastic trip and well worth a visit. Views are stunning also

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review..

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RP8279
21 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Morning we do not charge under 5 year olds as it may be above their understanding but we have lots of families who visit. you can bring your buggy on the underground tour. it is a constant 11 degrees centigrade so an... More
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Stephanie I
7 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Afternoon it is possible to do a section of the miners way but there is quite a lot of hill walking on this walk. Walking boots would be required as it can be quite wet at times. regards Margaret
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my4b0ys
10 March 2017|
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Response from johnlally2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is well worth the trip my4boys head from Carrick on Shannon its well signposted and not far enjoy :)
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