1. Unique to Cashel Folk village, we have Ireland’s only 1916 Easter Rising/Irish War of Independence/ Irish Civil War Museum combined.
2. Ireland’s only 1916 Easter Rising Garden of Remembrance/Memorial Plaza.
3. The Great Irish Famine Museum and much more,throughout our three museums.
Cashel Folk Village has an unrivaled collection of original historical/cultural artifacts/memorabilia throughout its 3 museums.
Items such as; an authentic Tinkers/Travellers Caravan, built in the 19th Century, which was home to 14 children and 2 adults;
The ORIGINAL Croke Memorial, built in the 19th Century to honour Archbishop Croke, one of the founder patrons of the G.A.A;
The Penal Chapel, constructed from the original stonework of the 13th Century Franciscan Abbey, Hacketts Abbey;
An original Giant Irish Elk Antlers/they are extinct for between 8 and 12,000 years;
An original, and rare Blueshirt Uniform;
The original O Rahilly Memorial/ The O Rahilly was killed in action near The G.P,O. during The Easter Rising;
Cashel Folk Village also has a unique historical link to the nearby world famous Rock of Cashel i.e. Bernard Minogue is Curator of Cashel Folk Village, and his Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, and Great Grand/Uncle were the last sole caretakers of The Rock of Cashel.
Cashel Folk Village is the ideal destination for all of the following; Educational School Tours, Historic Groups,and Active Retirement Groups.
Described as a one-stop-shop historical master-class in the Public Sector Magazine and ranked as the No.1 museum in Co. Tipperary on TripAdvisor. It is also a multiple winner of the internationally prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Situated only 250 metres from the Rock of Cashel, this is truly one of Ireland’s must-visit sites.
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