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Charming little museum and garden. Knowlegeable and engaging guide to tell you about this wonderful poet, and the First Workd War era. Thank you for an informative and moving discovery of this poet. I bought A Little Book of Ledwidge poems, and I am smitten!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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