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Birthplace of Michael Collins

Clonakilty, Ireland
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Beautiful place to visit to see where Michael Collins was born.Some information at the site to... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Athlone, Ireland
My hero,s home

When you visit Woodfield you.ll find it a solemn place in an idyllic location. As a young boy... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Beautiful place to visit to see where Michael Collins was born.Some information at the site to read...loved it.

Thank Shannonnicole2
Reviewed 30 June 2017

When you visit Woodfield you.ll find it a solemn place in an idyllic location. As a young boy Michael would walk to his school in Lissavard and often climb the hill of Knockfeen opposite Woodfield. From such humble beginnings its hard to believe that at...More

Thank peterfdavies
Reviewed 14 May 2017

As his actual birthplace was destroyed this does not take a long time to get round. However, the information boards are good and it is a peaceful place in this day and age.

Thank judicfitz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Quite poignant to walk around this lovely little site and learn more about Michael Collins.Went with the children after watching the movie and them learning about him in school.

Thank RBVP
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I can't think of a more lovely countryside to visit on a sunny Irish spring day! The site is well cared-for and preserved, and it was really a thrill for me to be in such a historic place with so much meaning for me. There...More

Thank ParsleyQueen
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Beautiful, tranquil place in a serene setting. Great pieces information at 2 areas. My daughter who is 12 learnt a lot from it. Lovely quiet benches to set on to just take in the usrroundings

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Myself, wife & daughter took the tour on Saturday 16th July. Being Irish we all had an understanding of who Michael Collins was and of his place in Irish history. However, in taking the tour given by Tim Crowley we benefited from his extensive knowledge...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Quiet and contemplative setting, the birthplace of Michael Collins is recommended for anyone interested in Irish republican history. This spot makes Collins come alive for visitors.

Thank gabrieljourneys
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Visited this spot years ago and unfortunately nothing has changed much. I thought there would have been a lot more information on display telling us about his life.

Thank ntreilly
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Very quiet and beautiful place, where Michael Collins was born and lived with his farmer family. He is the most Irish hero of XX c. He won , became a head of the Irish army then minister of finance. He signed the Declaration of independence...More

Thank Maria Y
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