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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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I recently brought my grandchildren aged 8 and 10 to visit the Arigna Mining Experience our tour... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Sandra L
Unique and very memorable tour

We had the privilege of listing to Seamus, a former miner, as he guided us through the coal mines... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I recently brought my grandchildren aged 8 and 10 to visit the Arigna Mining Experience our tour guide was Gerry Cullen he made the experience interesting and educational for us all, his sense of humour and patience with the children was excellent and he took...More

1  Thank Sandra L
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Sandra, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour and your time here at AME. We will pass on your kind comments to Gerry. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had the privilege of listing to Seamus, a former miner, as he guided us through the coal mines that he and his father before him worked in. The stories and information he imparted were educational, engaging and very humbling. It was astonishing to witness...More

Thank 437niceperson
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. Having an ex-miner as your guide is definitely the gem of our underground tour, and we are glad that this stood out to you. All our staff here at AME work extremely hard to ensure our visitors have...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a gem. Tour into the mine by former miners. Really interesting and colorful. Gerard is a throwback and frankly, these guides will not be around forever. Take advantage of this unique experience.

Thank Matthew S
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour underground. We appreciate your kind comments and taking the time out to leave us your thoughts.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Meant to visit Arigna mines many times over the years and finally went today. Really humbling experience and very informative about the ultra hard life of a coal miner Took my wife and 3 children of 12,10 and 8 years and they really were amazed...More

Thank mickydowns
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you decided to visit us, and that you and your family enjoyed your day out! It is certainly a humbling experience, and a great place to bring the younger generations to show them just how lucky...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Gerry took us on a fascinating journey into what it was like to work in the mine. The insight Gerry was able to give us, and the stories of his time working in the mine having actually done it, made the whole experience so much...More

Thank Graham Hookham
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and underground tour. The gem of the tour is certainly the fact that your guide is an ex-miner with his own first hand experience and stories from life working...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were debating visiting here & had our mind made up by a waitress in Kilronan who told us about her Granddad who had worked in the mines. The experience is stunning and Gerry, our guide & who had worked in the mines, was fantastic....More

Thank RoloMurf
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour (and that the lovely staff in Kilronsn Castle recommended us!). We will be sure to pass on your comments to Gerry. Thank you once again.

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It was interesting to be led through the mine by Gerry and given first hand accounts of when the mine was in use. He was entertaining and genuinely cared about passing on stories. After the tour the cafe food was freshly made and of course...More

Thank WhiskyMac37
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much for leaving us your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour, and that you were impressed by our fantastic tour guide Gerry! You can't beat first-hand experience from an ex-miner. We will pass on your kind comments to the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

For long time now we are saying we will visit Arigna ,and we got there at last ,and were we glad what a wonderful experience ,so real so sad at times and so brilliantly done ,thanks so much to our guide GERARD he was outstanding...More

Thank ettie13
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour and we greatly appreciate such positive feedback. We will be sure to pass on your comment to Gerry, who will be thrilled to hear them I'm sure!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I had long wanted to experience, first-hand, the reality of a miner's working life, so when I was in Roscommon I was delighted to realise that I could do so by visiting Arigna. It did not disappoint. For a start we were brought through the...More

Thank LittleWren3
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you so much for such a positive review of your visit to Arigna Mining Experience. We are delighted that the underground tour made such an impact on you, and that you enjoyed it. It makes our hard work very worthwhile when we receive such...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The tour was fascinating and we really enjoyed listening to Gerry the tour guide's first hand experience of working in the mine. Well worth a visit.

Thank raazorshaarp
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We very much appreciate such positive feedback and we are delighted that you enjoyed the tour underground.

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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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