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Rathcroghan Royal Site

Cruachan Ai Heritage Centre | Roscommon, Co. Roscommon, Tulsk Eire, Ireland
+353 71 963 9268
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Back in time

My brother and I decided to take a trip to the visitor centre in Tulsk not really knowing what to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert S
Belfast, United Kingdom
Very interesting and informative

The tour of the sites and the cave is the highlight of the visit. The guide was informative and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ballina, Ireland
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Rathcroghan, in County Roscommon, is the hidden heart of the West of Ireland. When you visit this area, just off the N5 Dublin to Westport road, you can experience the home of Celtic Warrior Queen Maeve, the Goddess Morrigan, the Cattle Raid of Cooley, and seat of Gaelic Royalty – this is the Land of Legends for over 5,000 years. Here you can walk in the footsteps of the ancestors, imagine yourself transported back through time to the age of warriors and heroes, and enjoy this fascinating slice of Irish Heritage.The Rathcroghan Complex, with over 200 ancient monuments, is the historical royal capital of Connacht, Ireland’s Western province. We have been nominated to World Heritage Status, and Rathcroghan Visitor Centre offers a BRAND NEW Rathcroghan and Medieval Tulsk exhibition (open April 2014) with fully insured guided tours tailored to suit you; whether your interest is History, Genealogy, Literature, Archaeology, Heritage, Spirituality, or Mythology. Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, in the Medieval village of Tulsk, provides professional guided tours with a qualified historian/archaeologist; plus self-guide information, maps and advice; family friendly activities, workshops and special events, and full café facilities. You can shop for unique hand crafted gifts, an unparalleled specialist book selection, and expert advice no matter what your interest in Irish Culture, History or Heritage.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Cruachan Ai Heritage Centre | Roscommon, Co. Roscommon, Tulsk Eire, Ireland
+353 71 963 9268
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My brother and I decided to take a trip to the visitor centre in Tulsk not really knowing what to expect. Our tour guide was Mike. His knowledge and enthusiasm in amazing. What is beautiful green countryside becomes alive when Mike explains it all and...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour of the sites and the cave is the highlight of the visit. The guide was informative and engaging. Expect to get a little dirty in the cave so a change of shoes might be advised.

Thank AlanT087
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went last week and Mike took us and a another couple on the tour. We had no idea of what to expect . We had tried to get into New Grange and did visit Tara. New Grange had a 4 hour wait and well...More

Thank KateandTom_ns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Irish history and mythology, this is the tour for you. Without a tour guide, you might look around and say this is a beautiful vast open space with lots of sheep and some rather unusual mounds, but with a tour guide --...More

Thank cailin54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our 2nd to last day of our holiday in Ireland. The small museum was very informative. It was the guided tour by Mike that made it magical. He brought the the stories to life. What a wonderful and knowlageble person. I...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Rathcroughan in Tulsk, County Roscommon on 1st August 2017 in the company of Myles Tierney and as guests of our mutual friend and famous Roscommon man, Joe Tiernan. It was a beautiful day, despite earlier showers. Tulsk is a very attractive village and...More

Thank conpower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful tour. Many thanks to Mike for his fantastic story telling- his enthusiasm and knowledge were second to none and he brought us through the history and folklore of this fascinating site. We were also very impressed with the visitor centre- great...More

Thank Trish_McH53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area around Tulsk contains a remarkable cluster of sites with historical and archaeological importance. I went on the centre's archaeological tour which provides an exceptionally rich and detailed picture of how these sites fit together and what they can tell us about aspects of...More

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a part of a small-group archeology-focused tour of central Ireland, my wife and I had the good fortune to visit Rathcroghan and the Cave of Cats (aka Hell Gate). Although one could say "there is not much to see" at Rathcroghan, this monument of...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Daniel cast a spell over our small group of 5 and took us back to the time of the Iron Age, a slightly exaggerated but the explanations and stories explained on this tour gave you an insight into this period of time. I...More

Thank Kerrie E
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7 August 2016|
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Well, I'm not sure but if you give them a call they may just have someone who is bilingual.