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Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre

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The Blacksod peninsula is one of the most remote areas of Ireland and funding this centre, Ionad... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
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A must-visit in Mayo!

My wife Dyan and I visited Belmullet for a family reunion in October. There are simply no words to... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2016
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Ionad Deirbhile was officially opened on 13/8/97 by Her Excellency Mary Robinson, President of Ireland. The centre gives the visitor a valuable insight into the lifestyle of Erris, Belmullet, Blacksod & Inis Gé Islands in times gone by. Ionad...more
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An Eachleim | An Fod Dubh, Béal an Mhuithead, Belmullet, Aughleam, Ireland
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

I'm sure this may well be a great place, so I'll give it 3 stars, but after having driven five hours to get there, the place was closed at 4pm. "Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00" The telephone number in the window was 'not recognised' ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

The Blacksod peninsula is one of the most remote areas of Ireland and funding this centre, Ionad Deirbhile, a beautiful building at the heart of a community, is a tribute to the people of the area. A really friendly host who served tea coffee and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

My wife Dyan and I visited Belmullet for a family reunion in October. There are simply no words to express adequately how gracious, friendly and knowledgeable Rosemarie and Phil were. I am descended from a Tuke Fund emigrant, and Rosemarie and Phil made sure I...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

Having stumbled on the Ionad Deirbhile website while looking for something only loosely connected with the 1880s migrations from the Congested Districts of Ireland's agriculturally poor and overpopulated western counties, we resolved to visit the heritage centre to see the exhibition that deals with the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by our host at a nearby B&B, we stopped in to ask Rosemary about my ancestor's surname. Sadly, Rosemary was not in BUT the ladies who were there were fantastic! Not only did they make us the most fresh and delicious sandwiches for lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed July 2, 2013

While researching my wife's ancestry, we were directed to the Dierbhile Heritage Centre in Blacksod, County Mayo. From the moment we passed through the front door, we were treated very well. The staff was putting on a demonstration for a group of school children but...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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