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The Seanchai Kerry Writer's Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Wonderful animated tour and insight into Kerry writers

Visited here during listowel writer's week back in June. For a fiver,the poetry,personalities and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2013

Listowel is the capital of the Literary Festivals in Ireland. I have attended these wonderful... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2013
Camberley, United Kingdom
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25 Oct 2018
“Unique and extremely well-presented”
20 Oct 2018
“Well done small museum”
Seanchaí – Kerry Writers’ Museum honours over eighty writers from Kerry over the centuries, some of which have become national and international figures in the world of literature. It is a museum of words and spirit where the imaginative worlds of...more
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24 The Square, Listowel V31 RD93, Ireland
+353 68 22212
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Visited here during listowel writer's week back in June. For a fiver,the poetry,personalities and plays of the writers were brought to life. The tour guide was fantastic,he really impressed the joy,frivolity,sadness and tragedy of the writers' work and lives. Do not visit listowel without visiting...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank omathunad
Reviewed 30 July 2013

You really only get to see exactly what's on the photo.A little tourist shop and some local writers history displayed.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

Listowel is the capital of the Literary Festivals in Ireland. I have attended these wonderful events and thoroughly enjoyed the talks, competitions, lectures and so many worthwhile events.Then there is the warm and sincere friendships...the welcome is mighty.. and of course bumping into the cream...More

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank Dante501
Reviewed 6 September 2007

This attraction is unlike any other in the world. In five separate rooms, it showcases the achievements of five great writers, all of whom hailed (or hail) from North Kerry. If you're interested in writing, a visit to the five rooms of this museum will...More

6  Thank Insightful
Reviewed 23 July 2007

On the way I passed a life-size figure of the great John B. Keane, and as I made my way into the center I encounter a huge monument to 'The Master', Brian Mc Mahon. Inside it is a tranquil place. Each writer has his own...More

7  Thank Ainenilaoire
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