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Derrynane House

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Address: Caherdaniel, Ireland
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Derrynane House & Abbey Island - Well Worth a Visit

I have a very special interest in Derrynane as I work as a Tour Guide in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin where Daniel O'Connell is laid to rest in Ireland's most elegant funeral... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Blessington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have a very special interest in Derrynane as I work as a Tour Guide in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin where Daniel O'Connell is laid to rest in Ireland's most elegant funeral vault. Anne-Marie and her colleagues in Derrynane looked after us really well. The Tour of the House is very interesting. In the house I particularly liked the portraits... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

When tourists take a day trip around the Ring of kKerry they enjoy it for its remarkable scenery. It is really a whistle-stop tour, taking in as much as possible in a day. For people doing the Ring by car there is so much more to see, Valentia Island, the wonderful small beaches and of course Derrynane House. Just off... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

very interesting place. amazing gardens surround it - a must see if you come here - almost as good as the house itself. dont miss the video before looking around the house!!!

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Thank Fergus K
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Derrynane house was Daniel O Connell's summer home and has been beautifully restored and perserved by the OPW. Just off Caherdaniel on the ring of Kerry this is well worth a visit. Don't miss the 20 minute documentary which even our 5 year old sat through without a problem. Educational and a great slice of history. Long before 1916 O'Connell... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Derrynane House has been kept in excellent condition and you feel totally engrossed in the history it reveals on each visit. It overlooks magnificent grounds and gardens leading to the beautiful Derrynane beach closeby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Was there early, so could not get into the house, but did walk around the gardens, which are lovely, and contain plants from many different parts of the world. A lovely respite

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Thank SaulPittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Can only confirm what other reviewers have said already. House beat expectations, beautiful grounds. OK, technically the Beach is another attraction, but the threesome make this a "can't miss". If you're luck enough to have a good day weather wise (like I did) then you could end up choosing to spend half the day here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great for learning more about Daniel O'connell, it cost €6 for an adult & a child. We saw a short film about Daniel O'Connell's life & then took a look around the house & gardens. It is a very large area & you could spend 2r 3hours here u only need 2pay if u go on2the house but it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Derrynane House is real gem of huge historical significance to all with interest in human rights. House is in excellent shape with great audiovisual facilities. Ground are a bonus. MG, Cork.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I knew very little about Daniel O'Connell, but an hour in his wonderful home rectified this. A twenty minute video gave a full overview of his life and the house is a testament to his life and work. Beautifully furnished, well laid out, with informative artefacts and posters. The chariot on which he rode from jail through the streets of... More 

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