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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Excellent Tour

Had a wonderful tour with Jason who was excellent. My elderly mother didn't come as we haf to climb... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A learning experience

We did this with our kids on a rainy day last week while on hols. Loved the tour and the tour guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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The Quay, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with Jason who was excellent. My elderly mother didn't come as we haf to climb down a ladder, though she could have come & waited on deck at the top of the ladder as you could still see & hear the...More

Thank Kazcou
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this with our kids on a rainy day last week while on hols. Loved the tour and the tour guide was brilliant. My kids are at an age now where history is becoming more interesting to them and they loved it. Youngest son...More

Thank Jed3kids
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy morning, the ship is a beautiful reproduction of the original. Tour guide Callum very informative about the history of this ship and the others that went before. Crew members re-enacted and interacted with the group and really brought the facts...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

New Ross has a very rich history and as a person with Irish ancestry visiting this ship offers not only a sobering reality of what millions of humans endured during an endless 8 week journey where so many perished as well as a personal reaffirmation...More

Thank pedidocTx
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The famine ship was a great experience with startling examples Of the motivations and conditions during the potato famine that prompted thousands to leave their country for fresher fields. This determination is shown In the Irish of today. Well Worth the visit, just be careful...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit if in the area. The guides acting as passengers were a great addition to the tour and interacted very well with the tour group. One of the girls acting out a part asked my 7 year old niece to see her...More

Thank Edel Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the "Coffin Ship" in August 2017 with my wife and 3year old son. This was a really interesting and well put together tour and talk. The guide was engaging and knowledgeable, and even with the well-worn cheesy jokes thrown into his talk he was...More

Thank BaldyConscience
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time then visit this attraction. The replica famine ship is amazing and the guides are full of knowledge..... we were shown around by Paul who was funny and informative. You get the opportunity to look around the ship yourself whilst on...More

Thank CMH31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good tour with actors playing passengers keeps it entertaining. Good lunch in the cafe afterwards. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jonathan746
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast. Coffee good and hubbys mini irish bf nice witg black and white pudding done to perfection. The pancake stack was aptly named ... it could be used as building blocks. Couldnt even get my fork into one of them.

Thank Adoe4
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Roccowex | Reviewed this property |
Sorry guys - only seeing your question now - Bus Eirean Expressway bus would be a better option from Killarney to New Ross - the train journey is rather convoluted & would involve several changes. Walking to the Dunbrody... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Lorraine o | Reviewed this property |
Contact the SS Dunbrody attraction, they have a genealogy resources onsite, plus they hold passenger lists for many of the people that traveled from the port. They will also be able to put you in touch with local... More
4 August 2016|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I rang them that would be fine to bring dog