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Monreagh Heritage Centre

The Old Manse, Carrigans, Ireland
+353 74 914 0708
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Ulster Scots

Lovely old building full of information concerning the history of the Scots in the Laggan region... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shyvonne P
Warm welcome with lots of help and guidance

We visited the Heritage Centre as part of a family history search, the welcome, guidance and... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Mike D
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Poised gracefully amid the fertile lands of the Lagan Valley in East Donegal, near the banks of the River Foyle, approximately 8kms from the historical city of Derry / Londonderry is Monreagh Ulster Scots / Scots Irish Heritage & Education Centre. In the tranquil settings of a beautifully restored 19th century manse, visitors are taken on a journey through the mists of time, exploring the rich her
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The Old Manse, Carrigans, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old building full of information concerning the history of the Scots in the Laggan region of Donegal. Very helpful and friendly staff, who organise various historical talks and events throughout the year.

Thank Shyvonne P
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visited the Heritage Centre as part of a family history search, the welcome, guidance and information we received was brilliant. They have leaflets covering the many aspects of life in the area covering many centuries. There is also a library of videos covering lots...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great place to visit, much to see and do. The most friendly and helpful staff you would wish to meet. Working demonstrations of flax production, blacksmithing, spinning. baking as it used to be done (and very tasty as well) along with lots of interesting subjects...More

Thank Ian R
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We visited Monreagh as a group of 61 and it was really interesting with lots to see and hear in the Heritage Centre. We had a flax growing demonstration and a visit to Monreagh Presbyterian Church. The staff and volunteers were so helpful and well...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very friendly staff, told us many things about the area. Well laid out with many historical details. Excellent.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Fascinating place to visit, made even more interesting during Heritage Week. Several talks on links to World War One, the Somme, and stories on local men and women who had gone off to the front were the highlights but the centre is worth visiting at...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Visited here on a very wet day and were delighted with our welcome from Samantha - 'I'll put the kettle on' - and she did!! We knew the place well as our family were members of the church for many years with relatives buried there....More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

A very very interesting & friendly place especially if you have an affinity with Scotland and Scottish/Irish heritage and roots

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Hello There, I visited Monreagh Heritage Centre in May ( this year ) with my 52 year old son, We live in England. We were impressed with how much information and free paper work there was. Also how helpful everyone was, especially the man who...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Monreagh Heritage Centre is well worth visiting, it is a mine of information especially if you are researching ancestors. The staff are very friendly and helpful and there are a lot of artefacts to study in each room. It also has buildings to show ways...More

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