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Brilliant day on Holy Island

A trip to Holy Island with Ger Madden is one of the best things we did on our trip to the West... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Bernard C
Gem of a wee spot - Holy Island environs

For some peace and nature connection, pack yourself a lunch and picnic blanket, and you'll be set... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Mountshannon, Ireland
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Mountshannon Village, Mountshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

A trip to Holy Island with Ger Madden is one of the best things we did on our trip to the West. He's some character and we all learned so much about Irish history. Highly recommended for a day out.

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

For some peace and nature connection, pack yourself a lunch and picnic blanket, and you'll be set for a day of adventuring. If you have kids, the Aistear playground and stone labyrinth will be a wide ranging stopover that can take as long as you...More

Thank Peneleapai
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It looks like some reviews here are of the park in Mountshannon and some are of the holy island. Since I was at both, I’ll give you the BOGO special. The park is pretty cool. There is something for everyone there. My daughter loved the...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This place was good for the soul. We had the island to ourselves as the weather had not been good. Do not miss a visit here!

Thank ArchieCloverdale_IN
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The park is located on the edge of the village and contains a playground, a large maze that the family can wander about in, and play hide and seek or generally just get lost, and it also has a large green area for kicking the...More

Thank likestotravel529
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park overlooking the harbour of Mountshannon. Impeccably clean with a lovely little playground with high rope climbing feature for kids. Benches rotted throughout park. Pick your spot and sit and enjoy the view. The maze is fabolous ! We walked in...More

Thank EMurphyIRL
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We walked around this and arrived at the information centre just as it had closed for the day so only had the boards as you wander to look at. Pretty gardens and labyrinth was different!! We then continued down to the waterfront and wandered along...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Holy island tours. Gerard (captain of the boat) leaves the mountshannon quay where he has a hut. He leaves when you are ready, and transports you out to the Island, in his little boat, then returns to collect you an hour later, (pay on return)....More

Thank Reynards42
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped overnight on our cruise boat and took the time to visit Holy Island. Truly unspoilt by tourism, use your imagination to step back in time and wonder what it was like when it was the end of a long pilgrimage. What a wonderful...More

Thank NZ_Rick_n_Kay
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very well laid out park, it also has a kids playground. There is a heritage centre there also which had an exhibition about Holy Island. We walked in the park several times during our stay.

Thank lizzie4916
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3 August 2016|
Response from lit15 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The village of Cong is really nice. Place where Quiet Man was filmed. Also has Ashford Castle which has beautiful grounds. Ireland's School of Falconry is there and is an amazing experience. You do need to make... More