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Oct 14, 2017
“Must do!!”
Apr 29, 2017
“Interesting and interactive”
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Looking for authentic Irish Culture in the west of Ireland? Visit Cnoc Suain, a restored little Connemara hill-village set in 200 acres of ancient bogland. We offer a unique window into Gaelic culture – past & present. Enjoy our international...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Conamara, Galway H91 W44N, Ireland
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

I was in a tour group and this was one of the day trips. What an amazing experience! Off the beaten path (as it should be) you go back in time to learn about the making of peat blocks for warmth, bread making for food,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This was a wonderful experience for learning about the rural culture of Ireland. The presenters were warm, welcoming and entertaining. We learned how to make bread and how families lived in the restored cottage. We were given a fascinating presentation on the bogs and hands...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I absolutely loved my visit to Cnoc Suain which consisted of three 'sessions': first we learned some fascinating stories about life and history of the local area, heard a poem in Gaelic and got to taste nibbles made out of sea weed, then we heard...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A couple hours while on tour with Collette. Vety informative of the life in this area. Home life, information on the importance of the bog and music/dancing. Well worth the time.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Gregg H
Reviewed June 25, 2016

I visited Cnoc Suain for about 2 hours with a group. We saw a demonstration on how to make Irish soda bread inside a thatched cottage. Learned about how peat bogs are formed and touched both the "wet" and dry peat bricks. Enjoyed Irish music...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 26, 2015

Created by Charlie Troy and Dearbhaill Standun, both former teachers, Cnoc Suain has won numerous eco-tourism awards for its educational mission to preserve and share Irish culture, nature and heritage. Charlie is the botanist and uses hands-on samples of local plants, peat and materials so...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed September 26, 2015

Created by Charlie Troy and Dearbhaill Standun, both former teachers, Cnoc Suain has won numerous eco-tourism awards for its educational mission to preserve and share Irish culture, nature and heritage. Charlie is the botanist and uses hands-on samples of local plants, peat and materials so...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2015

This was the highlight of the day. Dearbhaill Standun and Charlie Troy, wife and husband has restored several cottages and they told us about how the Irish lived out in the country in the past. She is a musician and native Gaelic speaker and she...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great way to learn about the "old" Ireland. A husband and wife team teach you about how the Irish lived and ate (with a demonstration of baking brown bread), and about their music. Got a demonstration on the tin whistle and accordian. Then some of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Response from CnocSuain | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Cnoc Suain is in Connemara in County Galway. The excursion leaves Galway city on Saturday mornings.
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