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Ringing success

Had the pleasure of doing the Sam Maguire Experience today. Was greeted by very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Valerie H
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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Call all campanologists this one rings the bell

Every Irish person alive knows who Sam Maguire was. The world cup for Irish Gaelic football is... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Cork, Ireland
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Sam Maguire Visitor Experience is located in St. Mary's Church, Dunmanway. Sam Maguire is best known for the famous GAA cup, the All Ireland Senior Football Trophy which is named after him. Sam is one of the lesser known Irish patriots who alongside...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Saint Mary's Church of Ireland Main Street | St. Mary's Church, Dunmanway P47 Y997, Ireland
+353 87 239 0849
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of doing the Sam Maguire Experience today. Was greeted by very friendly and informative guides Chloe and Vesta. We were taken up to the bell tower where my kids show real enthusiasm ringing out some tunes. We then saw a documentary about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great experience, the tour was interesting and the opportunity to ring the church bells was both great fun and a unique family memory.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Every Irish person alive knows who Sam Maguire was. The world cup for Irish Gaelic football is named after him. Over the years generations of teams have tried and failed to win the coveted Sam Maguire cup every September since the first cup was won...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The Sam Maguire cup for Gaelic football is iconic in Ireland, but few people know about the man behind it. This short visit changes that, and Eunice gave an excellent tour and is extremely knowledgable. Children (of all ages!) will love ringing the bells. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A brilliant activity that is suitable for all age groups. I found the link between telling a story about Sam Maguire and ringing the bells very well put togrther! Its so interesting and insightful, I cannot recommend it enough.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Last week I visited the Sam Maguire Visitor Experience with a group of Primary School teachers. We were doing in a summer course on local history. It was a most interesting experience. We were warmly welcomed by the rector, the Rev Cliff Jeffers and he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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