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Fascinating Look At An Important Part of History

On a recent visit to Sligo, my partner and I decided to check out the Arigna Mining Experience... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2020
Kevin_M_590402
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Cork, Ireland
Amazing

Amazing place. Beautiful staff and are tour guide Gérard was a gent. Its amazing to get the insight... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2020
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Reviewed 13 September 2020

What a wonderful experience for visitors to experience the hardship, friendship and way of life endured by the people who who lived and worked here. Brilliant guided tour by a former employee who gave his real life experiences to add to the experience. Booked in advance as tour limited to 6 people, very safe and socially distanced with excellent Covid restrictions in place. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Thank you for kindly posting your review we are delighted that you were happy with you visit to Arigna Mining Experience. we are endeavoring to make it as safe and welcoming as we can during these strange times.

regards and thank you again.

Margaret

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Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Argina cave is a little of the beaten track but so worth a visit. Very attentive to covid safety. We were given hairnets to put under our hard hats and asked to stay in our pods (we came in a group of 6 so we stayed together). It was very informative and only made better by Gerry who was very knowledgeable and offered his own personal experiences of working in the mine. The tour was €10 and lasted around 30 minutes. Just around the corner from Lough Key, great trip.

Date of experience: September 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind words about your visit to Arigna Mining Experience i will pass your comments on to Gerry.

Kind regards Margaret

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Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Drove up to see this not expecting much but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Our tour guide was Michael (ex miner) who was but it looked nice and the views are incredible.

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2020

Thank you very much for your review. We will pass it on to Michael.

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Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

A fabulous experience is to be had at the Arigna Mines, this is a gem off the beaten track. Gerry is one of the best tour guides I have ever had, his local knowledge came from his years of experience in the mines. All the staff were very welcoming. The coffee shop had a wide selection of food available at reasonable prices. They’re doing a very good job in a difficult situation with COVID-19. We highly recommend a trip to the Arigna Mines

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2020

Thank you very much for taking the time and leaving such a kind review. We will let Gerry know about it too...

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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

Visited the Arigna mining experience this morning and have to say it was a very enjoyable tour! €10 gets you a walk around the mines and the pleasure of meeting one of the most pleasant guides ‘Gerry’ who is an ex miner and has a wealth of knowledge and is very personable! It’s a very worthwhile experience and we would highly recommend it! Covid 19 restrictions were paramount but thankfully didn’t take from the enjoyment of the experience! #Supporting Irish Tourism

Date of experience: August 2020
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2020

Gerry will be delighted to hear about your review. Thank you for taking the time.

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