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Best guided visit ever.

I knew a bit about the lore around Rathcroghan and Oweynagat but even so, I thought having an Irish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GoPlaces29985046203
via mobile
Excellent tour

Thanks to Daniel for a very informative conversation on Wednesday at the centre. I called back on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kinsale H
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Rathcroghan, in County Roscommon, is the hidden heart of the West of Ireland. When you visit this area, just off the N5 Dublin to Westport road, you can experience the home of Celtic Warrior Queen Maeve, the Goddess Morrigan, the Cattle Raid of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Cruachan Ai Heritage Centre, Tulsk, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew a bit about the lore around Rathcroghan and Oweynagat but even so, I thought having an Irish guide that lives in the region was an absolute must. Well, best idea ever!!! The guide was very professional but even more so passionate and communicative...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Daniel for a very informative conversation on Wednesday at the centre. I called back on Thursday and went on a guided tour with Mike who was very helpful and went out of his way to show me Carn Ceth and the Mucklaghs. Also...More

Thank Kinsale H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A visit to this place has been on my bucket list for a long time, and I was delighted when it exceeded my hopes. The visitor centre is well laid out, very interesting and easy to explore, the Guides are great, very passionate and obviously...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Hands down one of the best such centres in Ireland. Good food and passionately guides absolutely loved itMore

Thank Neil G
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Neil G for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you praised the centre so highly. The tour guides and cafe staff are thrilled with your comments. Please do keep in touch with our upcoming events and new exhibits by joining our social...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Small but very informative visitor centre. Well laid out, easy to follow. A wealth of information on offer. Short film clips and information stands as well as other artefacts, affording a valuable insight into the Bronze and Iron Age peoples and their ways. Thoroughly recommend.More

Thank Runninglaura
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Runninglaura for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found the visitor centre was very informative and that you would thoroughly recommend a visit. Please do keep in touch with our upcoming events and new exhibits by joining our social media profiles....More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

At last managed to go on the guided tour of the site, after being disappointed twice before. Absolutely fascinating, a brilliant guide who explained the various sites using a mixture of historical facts and Celtic myths and stories. We wished we were appropriately dressed for...More

Thank MsRiley
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you MsRiley for the positive feedback. The team will be delighted you found the tour to be absolutely fascinating. You also gave some great feedback to our tour guide with his mixture of historical facts and Celtic myths. Next time "The Cave of the...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

My husband and I have been in Ireland for a little more than a month, but had not heard about the Rathcroghan Royal Site until our son and his wife joined us for a few days. We are so happy they told us about this...More

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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you dwestmaas for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found the tour fantastic. Mike will also be very pleased you spoke so highly of him. Thank you also for your "Highly recommend this undiscovered treasure" comment. Please do keep in touch with...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

My wife, my parents, and I went to view the visitors center and then sprang for the archaeological site tour as well. Would HIGHLY recommend, even if you are unfamiliar with the legends and history. Actually, especially if you are unfamiliar! My wife already had...More

1  Thank ReubenW35
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Reuben W for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you decided to go on the archaeological site tour and that you speak so highly of your experience. To offer us 10 stars is great news. Please do keep in touch with our...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

What a wonderful venture. Great credit to the community who established it. Very interesting Interpretive Centre, friendly helpful staff, lovely shop and delicious food - a most enjoyable visit.More

Thank Pauline202014
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you Pauline202014 for the positive feedback, We are delighted you found the experience with us such a wonderful venture. The staff will be thrilled you highlighted they were helpful and friendly. We are also glad you enjoyed the shop experience not to mention the...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful tour filled with information I'd never been aware of. The guides within the tourist office are beyond resourceful and eagerly willing to offer more of an insight into any particular area. The extensive knowledge on Queen Medb is to be commended. The facilities are...More

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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you bromon92 for the positive feedback Its great news that you found the tour to be so informative and the staff so helpful in the visitor centre. You also mentioned our food is of a high quality standard (that will please our head chef...More

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Josephine W
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Yes we are open on Tuesday. 9:30-16:00pm
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Well, I'm not sure but if you give them a call they may just have someone who is bilingual.
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