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“Genealogy visit and tea service”

Bru Boru Cultural Centre
Ranked #5 of 13 things to do in Cashel
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Bru Boru is a cultural centre located at the foot of the historic Rock of Cashel. It is a regional centre for Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. The centre is open year round offering a wide array of facilities and attractions. During the summer months from late June to late August there are live traditional Irish music, song and dance shows every Tuesday to Saturday at 9p.m. visitors can also enjoy a pre-booked show meal in our restaurant.Bru Boru also plays host to the imaginative 'Sounds of History' cultural exhibition. This is a series of self guided audio/visual presentations on our rich Irish culture and heritage.Other facilities in Bru Boru include 250 seated theatre, craft shop, cafe, restaurant, Comhaltas Archive, South Tipperary Genealogy suite, restaurant and bar.
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“Genealogy visit and tea service”
Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

I cannot say enough kind words about the staff at Bru Boru. I worked with them today on my genealogy and they were incredibly kind, helpful, patient, and knowledgeable. I also had a fantastic tea service which turned out be a highlight of my visit.

1 Thank Chris B
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Galway, Ireland
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“Nice theatre”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

We came here to see a play. The venue itself is nice--it is small, so there isn't a bad seat in the house. There is an area where they serve drinks at intermission. One thing I noticed: the play we came to see is being shown elsewhere in the country at other venues. Sometimes, the other venues offer a student rate--but Bru Boru did not have student rates, and charged full price for all tickets. Because I am a student, I almost decided to go see the play elsewhere because of this, but in the end, couldn't. I hope in the future, they think about offering student rates for their shows.

Visited October 2013
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Bru B, Manager at Bru Boru Cultural Centre, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Thank you for your comments and we hope that you enjoyed the show you attended in Brú Ború.
Just to note, we do not have any control or input into seat prices for any outside shows that book our theatre. This is solely the responsibility of the act/promoter.
We have an adult, senior/student and child rate for our own shows of traditional Irish music, song and dance that we run and promote as a Brú Ború show.
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Arklow, Ireland
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“fantastic show”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

we visited this centre for it's Irish cultural show that is on during summer. The show has lots of singing, music and fabulous dancing by some really talented professionals. It is well worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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“Good background”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Enjoyed getting a good background on the history of the area and of Ireland. Had some great help to get us started on searching for some ancestors.

Visited September 2013
Thank Glenn M
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Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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“Traditional Irish Show and diner”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

From tuesday until saturday there is a show given on traditional irish music and dancing. The show is excellent. The first part you can visit in the theater, the second part you are invited to meet the players.
We combined this with a diner in the theater. This was dissappointing as the food was not that good. We expected that the dinner would be followed directly with the show, but it was finished already one hour before. Therefore we advice to have a dinner somewhere else before the show. The good thing about the dinner was that all personell seemed to be the players lateron.

Visited August 2013
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