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Francis Ledwidge Museum

Janeville, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 4544
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Really enjoyed our visit

Passed by so many times and never called in so was passing by with my daughter on a Sunday morning... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Gerry H
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Ann a gem of a guide

My husband and I visited Francis Ledwidge’s home as we had wanted to for some time. Ann the guide... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
jetiamulligan
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Newbridge, Ireland
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“great insight” (2 reviews)
“his life” (2 reviews)
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Janeville, Slane, Ireland
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+353 41 982 4544
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Passed by so many times and never called in so was passing by with my daughter on a Sunday morning last year and called in. We really enjoyed our visit there was a lovely guide on duty that told us all about the museum and...More

Thank Gerry H
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Francis Ledwidge’s home as we had wanted to for some time. Ann the guide could not have been more informative or CHARMING. She is a gem and really made his home and story come alive for us. The cottage has...More

Thank jetiamulligan
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Such a beautiful small museum , which is actually Francis's house , his original bed can be seen , such a beautiful little cottage with the most fantastic flowers outside the front door & beautiful gardens outside at the back of the cottage full of...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

The museum is in the small house where Ledwidge grew up and is, by it's nature small. However, it is a treasure trove of his letters to his friend Matty. The best part of this experience was the wonderful guide. She gave us a great...More

Thank Ang G
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Finally got to visit this humble abode and birthplace of one of our greatest poets. One cannot be but moved by the story of Francis Ledwidge and the local guide was full of all the relevant facts and utterly passionate about preserving the cottage and...More

3  Thank FarranBoy62
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

While I was aware of Francis Ledwidge I knew very little about him. This being the 150th anniversary of his birth I decided to find out more. With a collection of poems under my arm I visited the Francis Ledwidge Museum at Janeville, Slane, Co,...More

Thank Donagh M
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Visited this museum on Sunday May 28. The guide was extremely nice and gave us a tour even though it was very close to closing time. We saw Francis Ledwidge's original bed. as he lived in this very house. All the items on display were...More

Thank Sean M
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Enjoyed our visit to the Museum - it was interesting hearing about F. Ledwidge's short, but very interesting, life. The cottage is very small, so you can be in and out quickly. There is a beautiful garden to the rear, which is nice for photos.

Thank Aoife S
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

We stayed in the village of Slane during October when tourist season is at an all time low. We decided to stop and visit the Francis Ledwidge Museum. Basically, Francis Ledwidge is a local poet who died very young and the town has made him...More

1  Thank lindawojcik
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

What an interesting place! The lady was so enthusiastic, informative and friendly. She made it a memorable and moving experience.

Thank Jackie T
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