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J.F.K. Trust Dunbrody

The Quay, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Authentic replica of a famine ship

The Dunbrody is an accurate replica of the ship that carried between 200 and 300 poor starving... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
John A
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Beautiful

An absolute joy for this tree loving family to experience this arboritum.I could have spent a week... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
yodasmum
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Cork, Ireland
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Dunbrody John F. Kennedy Trust
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Dunbrody is an accurate replica of the ship that carried between 200 and 300 poor starving people across the Atlantic to search for a new life in the famine years. One can only imagine the horrible conditions below decks as the ship pitched about...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

An absolute joy for this tree loving family to experience this arboritum.I could have spent a week here exploring_ stunning !! Super playground and fun mini train ride for kids.We also had a very nice lunch and excellent coffee in the tearooms.JFK exhibit was interesting...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Have visited here on a previous occasion. Still well worth the return visit The role players give an insight regarding the attitude of the well off towards the poor. An exhibit like this puts everything in perspective, as there are so many people over the...More

Thank Amac65
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

It was fun to go aboard and be able to tour the ship. Very sad and moving to hear the tale of the potato famine and the immigrants stories. The Immigrant flame meant a lot to my husband and I as we are both immigrants...More

Thank kazzaCalgary
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Really showed what life was like back then. Very realistic and well put together. No hurry during visit.

Thank JIM1954SILLERY
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Impressive! A wide selection of trees and a nice design! The walk is about an hour but very relaxing!. The visitor centre is also very well done!

Thank RoxanaCernat
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

The ships great byt the Cafe's lovely too, I'm local and often spend an hour there in company or just looking out over the river and the new Ross quay which the council have done a fab job on.

1  Thank Hugh B
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

The video presentation is quite good at the beginning.The actors on board are well versed.They never seem to age,and the woman with the baby has stayed very youthful despite the conditions encountered on such a perilous journey.The ship itself is a credit to her builders,and...More

1  Thank Liam p
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Reviewed 23 May 2012

A visit to this replica of the emigrant ship Dunbrody is well worth a visit. The ship was made locally and has actors on board to re-enact life aboard. It is particularly interesting for children. The cafe is excellent but the shop is dire. Full...More

Thank anniemike9
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We found this site very interesting. We traveled a long country road out of town in order to get there. The estate was a lot smaller than we expected. First we saw a movie which was very good. Then, one of the Kennedy descendants led...More

Thank Lewolf
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