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September 2018 tour

Had the very good fortune to book a place on the Michael Collins tour, September 10th 2018... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chrissyboyWales
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The official Michael Collins Memorial Centre is situated close to where the great leader was born... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C_and_H_11
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We are a family run interpretive centre, just off the main road(R600)between Clonakilty and Timoleague/Kinsale).We are also located on the Wild Atlantic Way. We are open from Mid June to Mid September. At the centre we give presentations...more
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All reviews michael collins slide show well worth a visit interested in irish history his knowledge civil war west cork history lesson his life story telling a family run business touring car live presentation family members private tour subject matter personal touch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the very good fortune to book a place on the Michael Collins tour, September 10th 2018. Although the tour is not always available, the centre itself is unmissable for anyone with even a passing interest in Ireland's revolutionary years. The proprietor,Tim Crowley, has an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The official Michael Collins Memorial Centre is situated close to where the great leader was born in Woodfield, not far from the town of Clonakilty & is surrounded by beautiful countryside. As part of the Wild Atlantic Way in West Cork, it's well worth dropping...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my two brothers on our regular September visit to Ireland Very interesting museum, good explanatory film and Mr Crowley is an excellent speaker who puts across his deep knowledge of Collins with great flair Not to be missed

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

An extraordinary museum. This audience was spellbound by the owner’s encyclopedic knowledge and storytelling. I recommend reading a simple primer on Michael Collins beforehand to appreciate the depth of material offered here!

Thank NFFisher
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The knowledge of the proprietor is simply amazing. This is a must for anyone with even an remote curiosity about the Rising and subsequent Civil War. All told in an unbiased and well informed manner

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We would highly recommend a visit to this centre. The guide Tim has unbelievable knowledge on Michael Collins and Irish History and there are some great artefacts in the centre. His passion on the subject really shone through and he gave an excellent talk, slideshow...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Mr Crowley is a master of his craft he knows it in side out and his enthusiasm for the subject matter brings everyone in. I was awed and immersed. People need to go and see this and support it

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We happened upon the small sign to the museum and preserve md along the winding lane stopping to check where it was. So glad we did the owner and curator takes you through the small one room museum packed with curios and interesting pictures and...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Having been told by our daughter that on our visit to Cork we must go visit The Michael Collins Centre ,we took her advice and went while in Cork last week ,boy were we blown away what a wonderful experience ,fair play to Tim Crowley...More

1  Thank ettie13
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The scones cooked on the open hearth just as they would have been before electricity arrived in the 1950's. Wonderful insight into M Collins life.

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df1x
15 March 2017|
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Response from CorkDolores | Property representative |
Thanks for your query. We have no bookings on the days you have mentioned, the nearest day is April 25th at 9.30 a.m. We are available to take a booking for the private Michael Collins Tour if you are interested on booking... More
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Bettyanne M
8 January 2017|
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Response from CorkDolores | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. We are only open for groups from now to mid June.( WE try to get in visitors in the area while open for groups) If you are planning your trip from mid June onwards take the N22 via Macroom, then... More
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