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Birthplace of Michael Collins

Clonakilty, Ireland
353-23-33226
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Surprising Irish History

Came here with some Irish friends on a day out. Didint expect much was totally taken a back. if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
conwayp1307
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Dublin, Ireland
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As a big fan of Collins it was great to visit and stand where he was born. It's fairly well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alibroon
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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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353-23-33226
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"peaceful place"
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"humble beginnings"
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"michael collins"
in 24 reviews
"information"
in 10 reviews
"history"
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"woodfield"
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"destroyed"
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"poignant"
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"hero"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here with some Irish friends on a day out. Didint expect much was totally taken a back. if this guy lived in the UK, the US or Australia we would be hearing about him in our history classes

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a big fan of Collins it was great to visit and stand where he was born. It's fairly well signposted and although not a lot there it felt special to spend some time visiting. We were lucky to have the place to ourselves and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember being at the opening of the Birthplace of Michael Collins in 1990 I think it was. The place is always in a good state of repair and neat but it’s a pity about the graffiti on the stones in the interior of the...More

Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Beautiful place to visit to see where Michael Collins was born.Some information at the site to read...loved it.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

When you visit Woodfield you.ll find it a solemn place in an idyllic location. As a young boy Michael would walk to his school in Lissavard and often climb the hill of Knockfeen opposite Woodfield. From such humble beginnings its hard to believe that at...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

As his actual birthplace was destroyed this does not take a long time to get round. However, the information boards are good and it is a peaceful place in this day and age.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Quite poignant to walk around this lovely little site and learn more about Michael Collins.Went with the children after watching the movie and them learning about him in school.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I can't think of a more lovely countryside to visit on a sunny Irish spring day! The site is well cared-for and preserved, and it was really a thrill for me to be in such a historic place with so much meaning for me. There...More

Thank ParsleyQueen
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Beautiful, tranquil place in a serene setting. Great pieces information at 2 areas. My daughter who is 12 learnt a lot from it. Lovely quiet benches to set on to just take in the usrroundings

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Myself, wife & daughter took the tour on Saturday 16th July. Being Irish we all had an understanding of who Michael Collins was and of his place in Irish history. However, in taking the tour given by Tim Crowley we benefited from his extensive knowledge...More

Thank Gerard M
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