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Cashel Folk Village

St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 63601
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Amazing find

I stayed in Cashel overnight with the aim of visiting the Rock of Cashel the next morning. I went... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kay1232013
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Ballarat, Australia
Day trip

This is a real hidden gem very interesting and informative guide who tells you about some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frank T
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Cashel Folk Village/1916 Easter Rising Museum is Irelands ONLY 1916 Easter Rising/Irish War of Independence/Irish Civil War Museum COMBINED, and also Irelands ONLY 1916 Easter Rising Garden of Remembrance/Memorial Plaza COMBINED. Additional features are 1 The Great Irish Famine Museum 2 The Penal Chapel 3 The Original Tinkers Caravan, which was home to 14 children plus their parents 4 The Blacksmiths Forge 5 St. Dominics Wishing Well 6 The Entrance Museum, which is full of original artifacts/memorabilia dating from 20,000 years ago up to the 20th century. Described as A ONE/STOP/SHOP HISTORICAL MASTERCLASS in The Public Sector Magazine, this is a MUST VISIT site.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“the owner” (46 reviews)
“his passion” (6 reviews)
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St Dominics Street, Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 63601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Cashel overnight with the aim of visiting the Rock of Cashel the next morning. I went for a walk and stumbled across this amazing museum. The owner, Bernard, was intriguing, knowlegable and passionate about Irish history. He gave me a list of...More

Thank Kay1232013
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kay1232013, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am very pleased that you considered our museum to be an amazing find, and thankfully many other reviewers concur with your opinion. I hope that you had a very enjoyable time visiting some of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real hidden gem very interesting and informative guide who tells you about some of the things to see then lets you wander and explore for yourself but always ready to answer any questions you may have A lot of the items here...More

Thank Frank T
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Frank T, sincere appreciation for your review on Tripadvisor. It is very pleasing to know that you concur with many other visitors in your view that this museum is a little gem, and as you rightly pointed out a huge amount of our collection...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem of Irish history is not to be missed. All those questions you always wanted to ask will be answered by the amazing owner whose passion this is. Don't hurry, there is so much to learn here.More

Thank Hillsflat168
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hillsaflat 168, many thanks for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you obviously got great enjoyment from your visit, and that I was able to help in providing answers to your different queries on Irish history. I would agree very much...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We visited Cashel to see the Rock and went to visit the Folk Village on the recommendation of our B&B host. We got there after it was closed, but ran into Bernard as we were standing on the street outside. He then spent at least...More

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cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Dear sternermoscow, sincere thanks for your 5 star review on Tripadvisor. I can assure you that I enjoyed your visit every bit as much as you did. It is always great to have the pleasure of the company of a group of visitors/such as yourselves/...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I'm looking forward to coming back already. Bailey's was the comfy heart of a lovely weekend in Cashel. A warm and spacious room, tasty breakfast in bed, and help with a smile. We were made to feel right at home, but leaving all the hassle...More

Thank Alan B
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Alan B, many thanks for your recent review. From the content , it appears that you are referring specifically to Baileys Hotel/ a beautiful hotel situated in Cashel. I will pass on to them the kind comments you have made in relation to your...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Lovely little folk museum, lots to see, covering the troubles and famine, you can read all day about the history. Reasonable entry fee and a must to visit if your in the areaMore

Thank Steve G
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Steve G, lovely to see you describe our museum as a Must To Visit, and I would very much like to think we are worthy of such a remark. As you also correctly mentioned, you could literally spend all day here reading and browsing...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We spent an interesting hour looking at an eclectic mix of exhibits of Irish history, some of them dating way back into the past like the 'bog butter' and the extinct elk horns. The added bonus was Bernard Minogue (hope I have spelt his name...More

Thank Judy3579
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Judy 3579, sincere gratitude for your recent review on Tripadvisor. i was delighted to be able to offer you additional information on Eamon De Valera and the other topics on Irish history that we discussed during your visit, and equally delighted that you quite...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Im English My partner Irish .. We both loved it .. It gave me a great understanding of english and irish history ..The man who owned this adorable little place was very friendly and very informative on anything we wanted to know,even down to the...More

Thank Janine M
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Janine and Jason, sincere thanks for your lovely review on Tripadvisor. I am extremely pleased that you both got such great enjoyment from your recent visit, and that we succeeded in enhancing your knowledge on both Irish and English history/ obviously they both share...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

You will be given as much detailed information on each display as you want. Everything is authentic and is a place definately worth visitingMore

Thank Coland4boys
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Coland4boys, sincere appreciation for your recent review on Trioadvisor. ASyou rightly pointed out, EVERYTHING here is authentic, as we have by far and away the most comprehensive display of ORIGINAL MEMORABILIA AND ARTIFACTS relating to THE FAMINE/EASTER RISING/WAR OF INDEPENDENCE/CIVIL WAR of any Private...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I'm English and wasn't that keen on it. I found it boring. My husband is Irish and he really enjoyed looking around. Expensive for the size of it. €6.50 for 20mins round the museum.More

Thank Lucy S
cashelfolkvillage201, Curator. at Cashel Folk Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Lucy S, thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. I am not surprised that your husband really enjoyed his visit, him being Irish meaning he would almost automatically have a great interest in browsing and learning throughout. As you...More

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Tracey M
17 June 2017|
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Response from Janice R | Reviewed this property |
Just checked all my travel notes. It is open 9am to 7.30pm June to Sept. and 9.30 to 5.30 march to June and 9.30 to 4.30 October through to March
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Jeannette K
20 April 2017|
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Response from cashelfolkvillage201 | Property representative |
Dear Jeanette, we are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. until early June, and then we are open until 7.30 p.m. Last entry is normally 45 minutes before closing, but their is no problem extending these times if... More
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cjg1719
21 January 2017|
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Response from cashelfolkvillage201 | Property representative |
Adults 6 euro and 50 cents........Adults over 65 cost 5 euros......Students 5 euros,,,,,,,,,Children under 6 are Free.......Children aged 6/13 cost 4 euros.
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