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Third time lucky!

At last managed to go on the guided tour of the site, after being disappointed twice before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MsRiley
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England, United Kingdom
One of the Highlights of our Trip

My husband and I have been in Ireland for a little more than a month, but had not heard about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dwestmaas
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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+353 71 963 9268
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank dwestmaas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Pauline202014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank bromon92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Centre is just fabulous - staff are friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable; the storyboards are fascinating - interesting as well as educational; the short films are wonderful, especially the one on the mythology of the area; the bookshop is terrific. A visit to the centre...More

Thank megalithman1
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you megalithman1 for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found us to be friendly,enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Its great that you highlighted how educational you found the visitor's centre and how it set the scene before you explored the historical landscapes. We are...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is such an interesting place. Rathcroghan is well worth a visit as it is of huge historical significance. Centre has some valuable books and souvenir unusual bits and piecedMore

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

Thank you doveandhawk for the positive feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Rathcroghan and its historical landscape. We are also pleased you found our visitor center shop with its historical books of value to you. Please do keep in touch with our...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a really interesting and engaging site. The visitor centre is a gem, we got a warm welcome and were impressed with the presentations. The coffee in the coffee shop is good too !More

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

Thank you Genevieve C for the positive feedback. We are delighted you found the Visitor Centre to be a gem and that you got a warm welcome from the staff. Its great to see you were impressed by the presentations. Last but not least you...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. We took a tour with Mike, which was entertaining and absolutely fascinating, loved it. Highly recommend.More

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

Thank you William L for the positive feedback. We are delighted you found the Visitor Centre Staff to be friendly.welcoming and helpful. Mike is also very happy you found the tour with him to be entertaining and that you would highly recommend it. Please do...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I absolutely loved my visit to Rathcrogan. It's such a wonderful place and has a huge assortment of historical sites. I highly reccomend the tour, especially the one that includes the entry into the cave Oweynnagat. Bring clothes that you don't mind getting muddy and...More

1  Thank Sullimeag
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Sullimeag for the positive feedback, The team are delighted you enjoyed the tour of the historical sites and that you highly recommend it. We are very happy you felt that Rathcroghan should be more famous due to its rich history (as this is...More

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