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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Did a tour given by Charlie. Very informative, liked the video at the start & the actors that gave real accounts of passengers that undertook the voyage. The ship itself was very impressive & the gift shop had some nice pieces

Thank Helen D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kids loved it, talking about boats and pirates the whole way home.Great day out. Lovely scenery, in a lovely area.

Thank rickandsuzie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. Late afternoon we were looking at a late lunch. Oh my what a delightful find. I had chicken strips that cane with salad and my friend had seafood chowder The food was absolutly delicious. Far beyond what we expected. The staff...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place. Well worth the entry fee, really good tour of the ship with a couple of actors taking on the role of passengers on the ship. The experience is a great history lesson for all and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

Thank 55skippy95
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great experience and very informative. Surprisingly not too grim. Guide we had this morning was fantastic. Great delivery and pace. Looks like he's related to Jack Kennedy! Actors were well scripted and went down really well with the audience. Definitely worth visiting. Reason why potatoes...More

Thank Z884ZCmaryl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What made this famine ship stand out from another famine ship we visited on our trip was the two female passengers (one from steerage and one from 1st class) who shared their stories, interacted with the group and answered questions. The cafe has a lovely...More

Thank TravelingMamaGlv
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Dunbrody. They do an excellent job of explaining how things were in Ireland in the 1840s during the potato famine and why and how so many people left Ireland at that time. You are also taken onto the ship itself for a bit...More

Thank Marli F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arriving with my wife and Granddaughter from England we visited Dunbrody Ship for the first time. It was extremely interesting and brought home the hardships that my wife's (she is Irish) ancestors endured. The guide was excellent and helped, where possible, to accommodate the elderly...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. We arrived 45 minutes before a scheduled group tour, but they let us in on our own. It meant we didn't witness the 'live guides' but had a sheet of paper telling us about the ship. For us, that worked better....More

Thank Dom682014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historical info. Fabulous ship. Guide could slow it down a bit. Actors great well done. Onsite restaurant (ironic lol) v nice but desserts way too small at the price. Definitely worth a visit.

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August 13, 2018|
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Response from tallatom41 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anyone with a dog so I suggest you look it up on the website and enquire about same .to bring a dog onto the ship wouldn't be practical as there are stairs to be negotiated.so check before you bring your dog.
Billie M
February 12, 2018|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Dunbrody Famine Ship experience replied as below. Hope this helps. "Our adult admission rate for a visit to the Dunbrody Famine Ship is €10.00 per person but we do offer a discounted rate of €7.00 per person for a... More
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February 12, 2018|
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Response from Tara F | Reviewed this property |
they didn’t with us.