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Bru Boru Cultural Centre

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Address: Rock Lane, Cashel, Ireland
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+353 62 61122
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Bru Boru is a cultural centre located at the foot of the historic Rock of...

Bru Boru is a cultural centre located at the foot of the historic Rock of Cashel. It is a regional centre for Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. The centre is open year round offering a wide array of facilities and attractions. During the summer months from late June to late August there are live traditional Irish music, song and dance shows every Tuesday to Saturday at 9p.m. visitors can also enjoy a pre-booked show meal in our restaurant.Bru Boru also plays host to the imaginative 'Sounds of History' cultural exhibition. This is a series of self guided audio/visual presentations on our rich Irish culture and heritage.Other facilities in Bru Boru include 250 seated theatre, craft shop, cafe, restaurant, Comhaltas Archive, South Tipperary Genealogy suite, restaurant and bar.

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Super interesting, great gift shop, nice little bar and very friendly staff. With 'the Rock' looming above you it really is a helluva setting. We're looking forward to returning... read more

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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super interesting, great gift shop, nice little bar and very friendly staff. With 'the Rock' looming above you it really is a helluva setting. We're looking forward to returning for a show very soon.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing☺ my first time to see them and safe to say I will return. Fantastic voices thoroughly enjoyed the night.

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was a nice place to stop in after walking around the Rock. We visited the gift shop, used restrooms, and grabbed some tea and snacks so we did not have to interrupt our touring for day. It is right off parking lot.

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Thank Eugene J
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I strolled over to the center after visiting The ROC. It is a pristine, beautiful place worth the time. The gift shop is first rate and the staff are helpful. The concert season must be the toast of Cashel, but we arrived too late in the season to partake.

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped here on our way to the Rock of Cashel (they share a parking lot), and we were delighted with what we found. If you visit Bru Boru's website, it seems like a performance center. It is, but it is so very much more. Don't wait to visit until a performance is scheduled (although we would have loved to... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stopped at the castle on a tour and ate at the cultural centre and shopped in the gift shop. One of the salespeople went into the storage area to find the name of my girlfriend so I can give her the crest info for her name. Also bought beautiful celtic symbol ornaments - celtic love and céad míle fáilte.... More 

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Thank LPLoveToTravel
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

After touring the castle, my party retreated to this wonderful museum of music and dance before having a delightful lunch. Sadly, we were not here during any live performances. The museum provided a timeline of ancient music history with reproduction horns and displays. The auditorium featured a brief film. Lunch was provided for my group in the dining hall which... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went to see a show which was recommended to us by 10 different people in 10 different cities in Ireland. It was the best experience we had of our entire trip. It was worth every cent we spent. I loved the original Irish music and dance. Afterwards we could enjoy an extra (free) performance in the bar.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

On a recent visit to Cashel, a friend and I attended the show. The performers were excellent. Cast is multi-generational, some playing more the one instrument, dancing and singing as well. A wonderful evening. It would have helped to have a written program or emcee to provide more information about the performance.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great show of Irish music and dance. Musicians, singers and dancers were excellent. Small venue makes for great seating. We even stayed for the after show with tea and bread. We really enjoyed every bit of it. There is a small museum of Irish instruments and a gift show.

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