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Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This is amazing - we were mesmerized

I didn't quite know what to expect and neither did my husband. He reluctantly went with me... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Howard M
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Inside an unassuming building on the quay in New Ross resides an extraordinary set of beautifully... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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The Ros Tapestry is a unique project ongoing in the South East since 1998, involving over 150 stitchers working on 15 giant tapestries panels It is an excellent example of creativity and community spirit on a grand scale and depicts Norman History...more
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14 The Quay | The Quay, New Ross Y34 PX31, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

A guided tour of this little facility is essential in order to understand the nature and provenance of the tapestries. On Mondays and Tuesdays the stitchers can be seen at work. An hour is needed to fully understand what has been developed here. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we are so happy you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I didn't quite know what to expect and neither did my husband. He reluctantly went with me. However, he was hooked as was I. An artist has drawn on linen, then artisans have sewn these designs. Very contemporary.The way they tell the story is mesmerizing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Inside an unassuming building on the quay in New Ross resides an extraordinary set of beautifully hand created tapestry panels depicting the Celtic + Norman history of this part of Ireland. Even more amazing is the human effort and talent behind every stitch. A work...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, most appreciated.

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The Ros Tapestry is WONDROUS. The interpretive centre on the Quays at New Ross is a testimony to the shared skills of a large group of visionaries and crafts people. It was our pleasure to follow the story of Wexford through recorder and personal headphones...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was a great pleasure to meet you and your enjoyment of your visit was wonderful to see. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Not sure what our expectations were! Found building and we were given an overview by a knowledgeable and friendly lady. We were given audio equipment and allowed to wander around the tapestries and listen to the history - enthralling. Went upstairs to look at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MarionC774, Dev. Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review much appreciated. We do hope you will visit again. Regards Marion

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We have been visiting the tapestry since 2007 and now the story of New Ross is nearing completion. If you stitch in any form this is a must. Hopefully next time we visit the tapestry will have a suitable, permanent home that will preserve this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you so much for your response, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting tour !! The way it's don't is really clever. There A no guide just head phones and everyone goes along listening to a podcast in their own time. No rushing... lots of time to admire the stitch work.

Date of experience: February 2018
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MarionC774, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you so much for your kind response to your visit. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience. Kind regards,

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to bring young or old as it s equally enjoyable for all ages. The Tapestries are beautifully done and give a very good insight to the history of the area. There is the option of a guided or self guided...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Marion C, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review we are so happy you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

Over 100 volunteers have made these tapestries, representing the foundation of their town over 800 years ago. They are a wonderful example of the love of the workers for their craft and their history.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Marion C, Development Officer at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We at Ros Tapestry are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience, not to be missed and can so easily happen. On the quay in New Ross just across the street from the statue of JFK. The tapestries are so beautifully done and very colourful and the history contained in them is so interesting, which...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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