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Dan OHaras Heritage & History Centre

Category: Families, Outdoors, Culture, Sightseeing

Type: Visitor Centres, Tours, Amusement / Theme Parks, General Attractions

Lettershea
Clifden
Co Galway
Tel: +353 95 21808

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

Guided tours are both entertaining & educational and offer demonstrations of traditional farming activities such as turf cutting, sheep herding, soda bread making on the open fire and other activities & games.

Dan OHaras Heritage & History Centre

The centre is based around the restored pre-famine cottage of Dan O'Hara who was forced to emigrate in the 1840's when he was evicted from his home. Guided tours are both entertaining & educational and offer demonstrations of traditional farming activities such as turf cutting, sheep herding, soda bread making on the open fire and other activities & games.

The audio visual introduces Dan O' Hara's Story & the history of the area. The history & artefacts room has articles and displays on Connemara through the Ages and many items of historical and cultural interest.

Other items of interest at the Centre include reconstructions of a crannog, ringfort & clochaun.

Opening Time:

Open daily April - October 10am-6pm, last admission 5pm.

Admission Charge:

Adult €8; Student/OAP €7; Child €4; Family (2 adults & 2 children) €20
Dan Oharas Heritage & History Centre - Clifden County Galway Ireland
Dan Oharas Heritage & History Centre - Clifden County Galway Ireland
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6km from Clifden on main Clifden-Galway road

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