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Fire festival and walk

There is something very special about this place. Have done the tour a couple of times, one on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sue m
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mullingar
via mobile
A Mysterious Ancient Sacred Site

The Hill of Uisneach is in the centre of Ireland. From the summit, it commands a view, on a clear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret F
,
Athlone, Ireland
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“story telling” (3 reviews)
“two hours” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Killare, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is something very special about this place. Have done the tour a couple of times, one on midsummers day and recently the fire festival to mark the beginning of summer. Each time I have come away with a sense of spiritual fulfillment. A gem...More

Thank sue m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hill of Uisneach is in the centre of Ireland. From the summit, it commands a view, on a clear day, of 20 counties. In ancient times, it was the site of a royal palace and was a place where the kings of Ireland and...More

1  Thank Margaret F
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We visiting Uisneach with Jim Dempsey and tour guide Justin who gave an amazing archaeological tour through the ancient Celtic history of Ireland. It's amazing so much still exists and so much to explore. Uisneach is the belly button of Ireland and you can view...More

1  Thank mebo40
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant engaging tour on the Hill of Uisneach with Marty today. He brought the hill to life through the ages from the geology of the land, the early settlers through to its Royal kingdom history. Marty has an enchanting and humorous way of weaving the...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Hint : Location is between Mullingar and Athlone, specifically between Killare and Loughnavalley.... I'm not sure that the published satnav co-ords are right ! (if they are ... I am very blonde !!). Although officially closed for winter …. guide Marty was happy to do...More

1  Thank Almostgreynomad
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We feel so fortunate that Justin was able to give us a tour of the HIll of Uisneach! He gave us a stunning tour of it’s archaeology, history, and mythology. Thanks so much, Justin!

1  Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Fantastic visit to one of the most sacred places in Ireland by an exceptional guide, Justin Moffatt, who with his enthusiasm made us back to the Bronze Age as characters of the stories and legends that were woven there. Also advisable the interesting interpretation center,...More

Thank Montse P
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Justin was a great guide. He expertly told how ancient history and legend are connected to eachother and described all the different features of this amazing pre-historic landscape. We were inspired to visit another 'royal palace' as a result - Rathcroghan. Lovely cuppa at end...More

Thank Jenn5017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We (my wife & daughter 10yrs) did the guided walk a couple of days ago which took in the beautiful vistas across a score of counties whilst being transported back in time by our excellent guide Justin. The rich history of this site - a...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had an amazing time with Marty on our Myths and Legends of Uisneach tour. His enthusiasm and story telling skill whisked us away over the centuries and kept you and old entertained for more than 2 hours. The welcome we received from Justin at...More

Thank Neasa H
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Bradley A
22 May 2018|
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Response from Jmoff72 | Property representative |
Thru the Uisneach website or +353879803751 !!
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Rocy1
22 April 2018|
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Response from Jmoff72 | Property representative |
It just west of Loughnavalley on the R390
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