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St Mary's Famine History Museum

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a loss to thurles

unfortunately the famine museum is no more and Thurles is the loser..why such a great attraction is... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
JohnOL10
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Thurles, Ireland
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This museum is extremely interesting and well worth a visit if you happen to be in the Thurles area... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Tipperary_12
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Dublin, Ireland
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22 Dec 2017
“a loss to thurles”
10 Jul 2016
“Quick Stop Visit”
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St. Mary's Lane, Thurles, Ireland
+353 504 21133
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

unfortunately the famine museum is no more and Thurles is the loser..why such a great attraction is closed is a mystery and shows a distinct lack of cop on on the pat of some people

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stopped here on a visit with my Mum who is from the town. Unfortunately the church was shut so we couldn't visit the museum. The graveyard was interesting and has recently been renovated, although interestingly on the front part was more 'well kept'. It's a...More

Thank TiggyO
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This museum is extremely interesting and well worth a visit if you happen to be in the Thurles area - there are lots of historical graves of people who died in the various wars, you can also get a tour if you happen to be...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I used to play here around where the tombstones are, never realised how important it was until many years later. If you are into history at all this is a must

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Worth a visit because of it's history , and the memorials to irish men who died in the different wars,

Thank p m
Reviewed 28 August 2015

It was an eye opener for all of us active retirees to learn about the famine history from a very well spoken orator who delivered an excellent talk about this sad period in irish history.

2  Thank karen g
Reviewed 21 May 2015

George Willoughby always gives an impressive private tour. It is a small, local museum but the quality of materials is excellent. George is very friendly and knowledgeable of local history of the famine period and of the revolutionary period. Very helpful for searching local connections.

2  Thank guzzihayes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Lots of very interesting display's of what life was like during the famine. Has original "Gratuitious Relief Ration Record Book" (or the ‘Distribution Book,’ as it was also called,) for the electoral divisions of Holycross, Thurles and Ballycahill for 1847. Admission is only a nominal...More

Thank mike S
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