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Hennigan's Heritage Centre

| Killasser, Swinford, Ireland
+353 87 249 1402
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Very interesting visit

Very interesting visit, really well-informed presentation presented with warmth and humour well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JuneRM
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
Make the effort. This is a must do experience.

Allow yourself a couple of hours here. Tom is a one man wonder and storehouse of information as he... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
annemcsharryk
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Ballyshannon, Ireland
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| Killasser, Swinford, Ireland
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+353 87 249 1402
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting visit, really well-informed presentation presented with warmth and humour well worth a visit.

Thank JuneRM
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Allow yourself a couple of hours here. Tom is a one man wonder and storehouse of information as he guides you through hundreds of years of history. Every zone has its history and unique personal insights that only Tom can bring to it. He's chatty,...More

Thank annemcsharryk
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

After a wonderful visit to The Michael Davitt Museum in Straide Co Mayo where our group were treated to a hands on tour by a very knowledgeable Paddy the personal touch adds so much to this type of an outing, a visit here is highly...More

Thank Paddy3716
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This heritage centre is based on Tom Hennigan’s family home, a traditional old stone cottage, where he was born and brought up. As such, he and his wife were so welcoming and enthusiastic as they ushered us all into the relative warmth of his former...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited Tom's heritage centre whilst on a family holiday. It is in my opinion an outstanding experience, Tom has a wealth of knowledge and anecdotes and should be declared a national treasure. He was kindness personified to the youngsters on our visit, encouraging them...More

Thank mmF618RW
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Hennigan's has been my go to place whilst researching Counties Mayo / Sligo areas. Tom Hennigan has a vast knowledge of Irish Country Life esp. in Western Ireland. I could listen to Tom discuss Irish Country Life for hours, the artifacts & displays are outstanding....More

Thank Kesh_grammy
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I tried for three days to telephone to make a booking but I could never get an answer, I did not want to turn up and find we could not get in, the telephone is engaged the whole time, I have been before and it...More

Thank satincape
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Omg went to this farm today it's a gem in Co Mayo, had two teenage kids with me who were totally enthralled in the whole tour one from NY who wanted to see an old Irish house, if you ve ever listened to your parents...More

Thank NYFanDee
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We just had a great afternoon here with Tom. His knowledge and storytelling is outstanding. Great trip to do on a rainy day or any day really. Highly recommended the visit.

1  Thank HappycamperDublin
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We called on the Sunday as we thought it was open. We were greeted by a rude man who snapped at us it was closed. I wouldn't mind but people were sat at the front so why didn't they tell us!!

Thank YorksUKYorksUK
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