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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Only the "sanitised" side of the story...

Great tour which started with a sit down atmospheric video. Then Jason the tour guide led us onto... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Interesting tour of immigrant ship

We toured the Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross recently, as part of our CIE Tour of Ireland. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour which started with a sit down atmospheric video. Then Jason the tour guide led us onto the ship to explain to us the goings on and the actors played their parts really well - funny, but sad at the same time. They only...More

Thank Y3253JTmarkf
Reviewed 5 days ago

We toured the Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross recently, as part of our CIE Tour of Ireland. It was very interesting to see how the immigrants had to live while escaping the famine in Ireland. A large percentage of those people died due to...More

Thank dranke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel back in time on the coffin ships and see how appalling the conditions were for passengers. Talk to members of the ship and listen to their storys of the journey over with only what clothes they wore and no room for personal possenssions on...More

Thank Geraldine O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had family over from germany and I was surprised that they have tours in german and do anythimg to help you. everyone should take a trip here as wexford has so much to do in the area and the food and hospitality is hard...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience is surreal taking you down through the hardships faced during the great famine. worth a visit

Thank johncr423
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good cheap parking nearby with nice river walks. The ship is in good condition and worth a visit if you have never been on a similar ship before.

Thank GordonPhillips
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience is extremely good and so too is the food in the restaurant on the second floor, which over looks the ship. I've visited the restaurant several times and it hasn't disappointed me yet. Recommend big time.

Thank DeegoLAD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with my Mother last week. It was very interesting and the team will brought the experience of boarding and being on the famine ship alive. It was interesting to see all the famous Irish Americans also. I would highlight recommend a visit....More

Thank helenbbyrne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip and very enjoyable. Very interesting and the kids loved it. Would definitely recommend a visit

Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lunch in the restaurant. Kevin Atkinson ensured our dining experience was first class. Speedy service, plenty of wholesome food and excellent value for money - will certainly return.

Thank EEdancingqueen
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Would it be possible to travel from Killarney to New Ross by train? Would we be able to walk to the attractions?
February 17, 2017|
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Response from rorypower | Reviewed this property |
Waterford is the closest train station to New Ross. The only train to Waterford is from Dublin and the stations on that line. There is a good bus service that will get you from Killarney to Cork and then Cork to New Ross... More
I'm very interested in locating some of my ancestors by the name of Doran who left New Ross for Canada in 1820-25? Probably on such a ship in steerage. Any idea whom to contact to ask some questions in new Ross? Thanks,
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Lorraine o | Reviewed this property |
Contact the SS Dunbrody attraction, they have a genealogy resources onsite, plus they hold passenger lists for many of the people that traveled from the port. They will also be able to put you in touch with local... More
If we agree to carry our small dog at all times,can we all get onto the famine ship
August 3, 2016|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I rang them that would be fine to bring dog