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Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh, Conamara

Open Now: 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
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Definitely worth a visit!

This centre pay homage to Pádraig Mac Piarais, one of the heros of Ireland's 1916 Rising... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Ennis, Ireland
Excellent Experience

We had an excellent tour of the cottage with our guide Larry who was extremely knowledgeable. The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Niamh O
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A new visitor centre in Ros Muc in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht that tells the story of Patrick Pearse, and brings visitors on a journey of discovery through the language, culture and landscape of this stunning part of south Connemara. Visit...more
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Connemara | Ros Muc, Rosmuck H91 PW6P, Ireland
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This centre pay homage to Pádraig Mac Piarais, one of the heros of Ireland's 1916 Rising. Everything in the centre is bilingual and the guides were so informative. I would definitely recommend visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent tour of the cottage with our guide Larry who was extremely knowledgeable. The staff in the visitor centre were very polite and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Niamh O
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This cultural center does an outstanding job of explaining how the Irish language is woven into the very fabric of the Irish culture. Pearse was instrumental in the Easter Rising that ultimately led to Irish independence and standing on these beautiful grounds you can see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Highly recommended for everyone interested in Ireland's independence struggle, our native language and its revival movement, Connemara's Gaeltacht coastal communities, resources and natural history... a lovely new visitor centre with access and really helpful guides at the cottage built by Patrick Pearse/Pádraig Mac Piarais in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank annaheussaff
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Stumbled upon this when out for a spin with the family aka getting them to have a nap in the car. Got a hearty fáilte at the door when we came in. We went straight up to the house as there was a few bus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PureCulchie
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I visited this location lately and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. There are very interesting interactive exhibitions, with culture, history and heritage easily accessible to all. The house was very well restored and we listened to a very interesting talk on Padraig Pearse and life in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ritachapman00
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Firstly this is a place worth visiting for some coffee and snack or lunch. The staff in the restaurant were so obliging and prepared a special vegan style sandwich with roasted vegetables etc.. the coffee was really good. Good pleasant service and a bit of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Travelex3
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We visited here for lunch and to have a quick look at the museum and cottage. The cafe was nice (food was quite good although possibly pre-prepared offsite and bought in (?) but otherwise good) and the staff were very friendly and helpful both in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Centre with interactive visual displays , the old cottage is very interesting to visit, set in the beautiful Connemara countryside . The highlight for us however was the fantastic guides and staff of the Centre . They could not have been more friendly, enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anne B
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

This site is well worth a visit and I cannot commend the Visitors Centre highly enough. The staff were very helpful in practical ways and were also happy to engage in discussion about the life and times Patrick Pearse. Having seen the City Museum in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lillian P
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