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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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Fantastic Tour. So interesting with great guide

This is a must do trip especially if you have a murky day where you need to kill some time. The... read more

Reviewed today
Michael075
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Dublin, Ireland
A piece of Irish history

Was a spur of the moment decision to visit here today, such an eye opening experience of the last... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ciaran999
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Athlone, Ireland
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“ex miner” (105 reviews)
“our tour guide” (88 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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+353 71 964 6466
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"ex miner"
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"our tour guide"
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"well worth a visit"
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"coal mine"
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"great tour"
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"first hand"
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"mining experience"
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"great insight"
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"car park"
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"hard work"
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"coffee shop"
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"surrounding countryside"
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"answer any questions"
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"worth the trip"
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"lough allen"
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"these men"
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Reviewed today

This is a must do trip especially if you have a murky day where you need to kill some time. The tour really brings home the reality of how tough the mining life in Leitrim was. Our guide seemed to have a genuine wish to...More

Thank Michael075
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was a spur of the moment decision to visit here today, such an eye opening experience of the last coal mine in operation in Ireland, amazing to get to have an idea of what conditions miners had to work in and how the process worked......More

Thank Ciaran999
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit especially with Gerry are tour guide who left nothing out full of information. Highly recommended

Thank John H
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review! We will be sure to pass on your kind thoughts to Gerry who will be delighted to hear such lovely comments. We appreciate you taking the time out to leave us your feedback.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fab visit yesterday, teens very impressed! Cafe alone with a visit, Gerry our guide was fab, a web of information

Thank bmkeef
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed here at AME.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited on Sunday. We were a party of 4 adults 3 children and 1 teenager. Our guide Micky Flynn went out of his way to include some tired children. His tour was hugely informative and interesting. Very authentic experience with a former miner. A...More

Thank Eithne M
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour and time here at AME. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Michael and Ange at the Tea Room who...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited at 2pm with kids, parents and grandparents. One grandparent on a crutch.Mine was very accessible. Gerry was our guide, very enjoyable and interesting tour, brought to life by Gerry detailing his and his familys experience of working in the mines. Staff from reception...More

Thank Donnacha10
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and underground tour. All of the staff here at AME work extremely hard to ensure that our visitors have the best experience possible, and so we truly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Sunday and with a 7 and 5 year old Gerard our tour guide was brilliant. Extremely interesting and very well done... Makes one appreciate the jobs we have as my god was it tough...Excellent a must visit in the west.....

Thank Linda M
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit here at AME.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Arigna Mining Experience. This is a coal mine that closed down in 1990. After it closed, they set it up for touring. We had a very interesting tour with our guide, Gerry, (a retired miner who worked in this mine), nobody else was...More

Thank QGJohn
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We really appreciate your informative review. Many thanks for taking the time our to leave us your thoughts.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have you ever been inside a real mine, with a real miner? No? Then you have to go to Arigna. Feel the real atmosphere of a coal mine, be in the dark and lessen the sound of the nytroglycerin doing his work.

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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you for your review and taking the time to leave us your feedback.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed with this visit. You will learn a lot about coal mining and living conditions of the miners. One advise, wear warm clothes, it’s very cold down on the mine.

Thank Lara M
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour and visit here. We appreciate you taking your time out to leave us your thoughts.

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RP8279
August 21, 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Morning we do not charge under 5 year olds as it may be above their understanding but we have lots of families who visit. you can bring your buggy on the underground tour. it is a constant 11 degrees centigrade so an... More
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Stephanie I
August 7, 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Afternoon it is possible to do a section of the miners way but there is quite a lot of hill walking on this walk. Walking boots would be required as it can be quite wet at times. regards Margaret
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Response from johnlally2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is well worth the trip my4boys head from Carrick on Shannon its well signposted and not far enjoy :)
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