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Rathcroghan’s Visitor Centre is located in the centre of Tulsk Village, with the Rathcroghan Mound, the site of the battle of Finnbennach and Donn Cuailnge and the Cave of the Cats, Oweynagat located a short distance away on the N5.

There is ample car parking at both locations, toilet and restaurant facilities are located at the Rathcroghan Visitor Centre only. Transport is needed to travel to the two site locations.

Contact Info:

  • Rathcroghan Visitor Centre • Tulsk • Castlerea • County Roscommon • Ireland • F45 HH51

  • +353 (0) 71 963 9268

Travel Times:

Dublin – 2 hrs
Knock – 30 mins
Galway – 1.5 hrs
Sligo – 45 mins
Roscommon Town – 10 mins

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Visitor Reviews

  •   I don't know why this place is not more famous, this is where the legendary Queen Maeve had her royal seat and where the saga of the Tain Bó Cuailnge... read more

  •   A site not yet overcrowded, full of history and legends. would recommend it to everybody who is interested in all the legends about the queen of connaught. we did the... read more

    Janine R
  •   The most interesting and very entertaining tour of beautiful fields rocks and ruins . Mike the tour guide was so entertaining knowledgeable and passionate about the area. Would highly recommend... read more

  •   The trip was absolutely fantastic. I cannot applaud Mike (tour guide) enough for his energy and information. His presentation was poetic, informative, factbased and also referenced An Táin as well... read more

  •   We stayed at Anne's B & B in Tulsk after visiting the Irish National Famine Museum in Strokestown. Anne directed us to the Rathcroghan Visitor Centre and suggested we... read more

    Kathy C
  •   The Rathcroghan Visitor Centre has a wonderful exhibition. It was very helpful and informative for the research I'm doing. They have a case with artifacts from the National Museum of... read more

  •   Guide Mike was an unending source of knowledge and realism. Made history not just interesting but really fascinating. Did the tour, at the end of which a man from RTE... read more

  •   The visitor center has awesome displays and local information, as well as a cute gift shop and a restaurant. Our guided tour was led by Daniel and I'm convinced there's... read more

  •   I visited both the visitor center and the royal site and neither disappointed. Daniel, our guide and the manager of the visitor center, was incredibly knowledgeable and a very engaging... read more

  •   The tour at Rathcroghan was an excellent experience! We didn’t know very much about Ireland’s past and the guide helped us understand much more about the how we know (or... read more

    Katrine D