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Fascinating tour

This is a fascinating place, brought to life by our excellent guide, Mike. It was well worth the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pluto36
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Dublin
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Lovely visit

Well worth the visit, hightly suggest to take a guided tour and to go inside the cave of cats. Mike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
khalesi
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Kells, Ireland
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Rathcroghan, in County Roscommon, is the hidden heart of the West of Ireland. When you visit this area, just off the N5 Dublin to Westport road, you can experience the home of Celtic Warrior Queen Maeve, the Goddess Morrigan, the Cattle Raid of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fascinating place, brought to life by our excellent guide, Mike. It was well worth the journey from Dublin, in spite of the December weather. The Tulsk Heritage Centre is very welcoming and informative, with good foodand and great coffee. We’ll definitely be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit, hightly suggest to take a guided tour and to go inside the cave of cats. Mike the tour guide was very knowledgeable about the local history and lore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank khalesi
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I knew a bit about the lore around Rathcroghan and Oweynagat but even so, I thought having an Irish guide that lives in the region was an absolute must. Well, best idea ever!!! The guide was very professional but even more so passionate and communicative...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you GoPlaces29985046203 for the positive feedback about your experience with us. The team are delighted you found the guide to be so passionate about the area and that you also mention how friendly he was on the tour. We are thrilled he was able...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Thanks to Daniel for a very informative conversation on Wednesday at the centre. I called back on Thursday and went on a guided tour with Mike who was very helpful and went out of his way to show me Carn Ceth and the Mucklaghs. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kinsale H for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found Daniel was very informative on your visit to the centre. We are also thrilled you enjoyed your tour with Mike and that you are planning a return visit soon. Please do...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

A visit to this place has been on my bucket list for a long time, and I was delighted when it exceeded my hopes. The visitor centre is well laid out, very interesting and easy to explore, the Guides are great, very passionate and obviously...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Lorraine o for the positive feedback. The team will be delighted we exceeded your expectations and that we were on your bucket list. It is great news that we also came across as passionate in our roles as guides etc. Thank you for...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Hands down one of the best such centres in Ireland. Good food and passionately guides absolutely loved itMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neil G
CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you Neil G for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you praised the centre so highly. The tour guides and cafe staff are thrilled with your comments. Please do keep in touch with our upcoming events and new exhibits by joining our social...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Small but very informative visitor centre. Well laid out, easy to follow. A wealth of information on offer. Short film clips and information stands as well as other artefacts, affording a valuable insight into the Bronze and Iron Age peoples and their ways. Thoroughly recommend.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you Runninglaura for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found the visitor centre was very informative and that you would thoroughly recommend a visit. Please do keep in touch with our upcoming events and new exhibits by joining our social media profiles....More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

At last managed to go on the guided tour of the site, after being disappointed twice before. Absolutely fascinating, a brilliant guide who explained the various sites using a mixture of historical facts and Celtic myths and stories. We wished we were appropriately dressed for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you MsRiley for the positive feedback. The team will be delighted you found the tour to be absolutely fascinating. You also gave some great feedback to our tour guide with his mixture of historical facts and Celtic myths. Next time "The Cave of the...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018

My husband and I have been in Ireland for a little more than a month, but had not heard about the Rathcroghan Royal Site until our son and his wife joined us for a few days. We are so happy they told us about this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you dwestmaas for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you found the tour fantastic. Mike will also be very pleased you spoke so highly of him. Thank you also for your "Highly recommend this undiscovered treasure" comment. Please do keep in touch with...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018

My wife, my parents, and I went to view the visitors center and then sprang for the archaeological site tour as well. Would HIGHLY recommend, even if you are unfamiliar with the legends and history. Actually, especially if you are unfamiliar! My wife already had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CruachanAi, Front Office Manager at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you Reuben W for the positive feedback. The team are delighted you decided to go on the archaeological site tour and that you speak so highly of your experience. To offer us 10 stars is great news. Please do keep in touch with our...More

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Josephine W
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Response from CruachanAi | Property representative |
Yes we are open on Tuesday. 9:30-16:00pm
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Well, I'm not sure but if you give them a call they may just have someone who is bilingual.
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