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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Sobering and a valuable experience

New Ross has a very rich history and as a person with Irish ancestry visiting this ship offers not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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An experience worth the visit

The famine ship was a great experience with startling examples Of the motivations and conditions... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New Ross has a very rich history and as a person with Irish ancestry visiting this ship offers not only a sobering reality of what millions of humans endured during an endless 8 week journey where so many perished as well as a personal reaffirmation...More

Thank pedidocTx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The famine ship was a great experience with startling examples Of the motivations and conditions during the potato famine that prompted thousands to leave their country for fresher fields. This determination is shown In the Irish of today. Well Worth the visit, just be careful...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit if in the area. The guides acting as passengers were a great addition to the tour and interacted very well with the tour group. One of the girls acting out a part asked my 7 year old niece to see her...More

Thank Edel Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the "Coffin Ship" in August 2017 with my wife and 3year old son. This was a really interesting and well put together tour and talk. The guide was engaging and knowledgeable, and even with the well-worn cheesy jokes thrown into his talk he was...More

Thank BaldyConscience
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you have the time then visit this attraction. The replica famine ship is amazing and the guides are full of knowledge..... we were shown around by Paul who was funny and informative. You get the opportunity to look around the ship yourself whilst on...More

Thank CMH31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good tour with actors playing passengers keeps it entertaining. Good lunch in the cafe afterwards. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jonathan746
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast. Coffee good and hubbys mini irish bf nice witg black and white pudding done to perfection. The pancake stack was aptly named ... it could be used as building blocks. Couldnt even get my fork into one of them.

Thank Adoe4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour brought to life by are tour guide Mark, would recommend to all , fantastic coffee shop and gift shop.

Thank Fra F
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience. Our guide, Mark, was brilliant. Characters in costume made it all come to life. Kids enjoyed it and so did grandma so suitable for all ages. Lunch in the restaurant upstairs was wonderful and the staff were so friendly.

Thank sharonbisby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting, very interactive we loved the actors playing there roles of passengers on this coffin ship from New Ross Wexford to New York. The host was also great everyone enjoyed it young and old. It had a cafe and shop. The emirates flame out...More

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February 17, 2017|
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Response from Roccowex | Reviewed this property |
Sorry guys - only seeing your question now - Bus Eirean Expressway bus would be a better option from Killarney to New Ross - the train journey is rather convoluted & would involve several changes. Walking to the Dunbrody... More
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
August 3, 2016|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I rang them that would be fine to bring dog