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West Cork Heritage Centre

Christ Church North Main Street, Bandon, Ireland
+353 23 884 1677
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Family ancestry

My wife's maiden name was O'Daly from back at this town so it was a treat for her and my sister in... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Nigel B
via mobile
History of Bandon through the ages with old church records.

My advice is book before you go to insure the Centre is open and there are people there who can... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
kenmagicmoxley
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Bushey, United Kingdom
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Aug 9, 2017
“Family ancestry”
May 29, 2017
“History of Bandon through the ages with old church records.”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Christ Church North Main Street, Bandon, Ireland
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+353 23 884 1677
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My wife's maiden name was O'Daly from back at this town so it was a treat for her and my sister in law to walk through and see some of the history from the era. Lots of info, documents, pictures and bits of history to...More

Thank Nigel B
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

My advice is book before you go to insure the Centre is open and there are people there who can give you the help and advice you need. I found my family church records that cannot be found on line. A must for family research...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's very helpful to know where to get a good orientation on an area before setting out driving, cycling or walking. This is very true of the beautiful area around Skibbereen. It has several small peninsulas with lots to see and do. The Heritage Centre...More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I love this kind of museum, people's history going back to the origin of this really interesting town. The museum caretakers are a great bonus, wry and witty.

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit in order to truly understand the history of the region. However learning facts related to the great famine is not a comfortable process especially if you have no prior knowledge . Depends really upon what kind of tourist...More

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Much time could be spent at the Heritage Centre. Lots of interesting and fascinating artifacts, photos, articles. I missed seeing John Hurley but hope to meet him on my next visit.

1  Thank 170sheilas
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

I met up with John Hurley, a local historian, who was so welcoming and accommodating that I could not have asked for anything more. As my husband and I were researching family history, John took time out to sit with us at the back of...More

2  Thank PiffyPooPar
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Was not opened when I visited and no sign of any contact. As only in Bandon for 3 nights to do some family research, I was disappointed as the web page says 5 days a week open.

1  Thank Researcher5696
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

This is an interesting and well-appointed small museum. It has various local artifacts and exhibits from Cork and Bandon's history. I would suggest taking a stroll around the building as well, as it's set in a gorgeous old church. You can also make an appointment...More

3  Thank emsrem
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Found the heritage centre most helpful and a very interesting visit. Very cool to view artifacts from back in my ancestors time in the area.

2  Thank Ray S
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About 10 Euro. There was a group of us, so not sure of individual rates. Enjoy Marguerite 0 seconds ago
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