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“This was awesome. Our games master was really great – not only did he look after us on our escape room journey but also took the time to explain some of the history behind the Old Courthouse, the jail and even took pics of us as convicts!”

Kate W - August 2022Jailbreak

“Patrick was our tour guide and he was fantastic, a great raconteur who was informative and engaging with our kids. The tour explores the history of the courthouse, its prominence in the town and some of its notable visitors.”

Sarah B - August 2022Tour & Escape Room

“The tour was absolutely fantastic, so informative and the staff are so passionate about what they do. Thanks so much we can’t wait to come back. Be sure to read the white wall with facts on it at the end, it’s really well done and very funny!”

Rachel E - July 2022Tour

“Went there today as a family of four, kids 14 and 12 and it was fantastic! We had lunch (lovely food and staff) before we did the tour. Our Gaoler/Guide was fantastic. He was helpful, funny, friendly and full of information. I couldn’t recommend the place highly enough. We had a fabulous day.”

June - August 2022Bistro & Tour

“An amazing building & fascinating tour. The cells are recreated incredibly vividly and detailed, I would highly recommend. The cafe offers lovely food priced very reasonably, special mention for the absolutely delicious cappuccino I happily consumed! The staff were local and could not have been friendlier. A very enjoyable afternoon!”

Jee - July 2022Bistro & Tour

“We came from England and had a tour of the courthouse with Patrick. He was so friendly and we had an amazing time as a group of 4! We then done the escape room and completed with 6 minutes to spare! Highly recommended!”

Danielle - October 2021Tour & Jailbreak

“A lovely historic building in the middle of Lifford. The place also caters for private parties for young and old. The parties are great – actors take the visitors around the building and down into the basement cellars giving them a historic tour. Really very good and great value for money.”

Sharon - March 2019Party & Tour

“I accompanied an organised trip to Lifford Old Courthouse. We had a great time. On our arrival we were served tea/coffee & scones (gorgeous) which had been pre ordered, before embarking on the tour. A number of my group had difficulties standing, so chairs were provided. It was very entertaining all thanks to our guides. Before leaving we had soup and a selection of freshly made sandwiches, all was lovely.”

Doris - 2019Group Tour & Bistro

“Thank you for the tour, the children loved it and I will definitely be recommending you to other schools.”

School Tour

“Thanks for taking such good care of us, the students had a ball and are still raving about it.”

School Tour

“Took our youth group here last night, all 28 kids loved it and Patrick our guide was great! Would highly recommend it.”

School Tour

“Well worth a visit. The tour was fun and informative. Our guide was brilliant and really made the whole experience enjoyable. We also did the jailbreak and managed to get out in time. Staff really nice and reasonably priced event!”

Maura - June 2019Jailbreak

“I took a blind leap and took a gang of children here recently for my child’s birthday, and wasn’t sure what to expect. I have to be honest. It was a roaring success. The staff were lovely, warm and accommodating. The warden was just a perfect fit for the role and was both informative and had the kids in fits of giggles. The adults found it just as enjoyable.”

Neil - October 2019Family Tour

“An hour of fun filled puzzle solving for all the family. Great fun. A must visit! We’ll definitely be back. Thanks to all the team at Jailbreak.”

Orla - July 2021Jailbreak

“A fun and very different experience from the norm for both hen and stags no physical activities just brain power. Recommend.”

Hen & StagsJailbreak

“I was at the Courthouse for the Escape Rooms facilitating a group for a local youth club. Patrick was a great host and the escape activity was fantastic for the young people.”

Youth GroupJailbreak

“Went here today with my community association as part of the summer scheme with a group of kids age 8-12 year old. We had a fab time and kids loved the experience, the staff are so friendly, kids loved the jailbreak staff.”

Community GroupJailbreak

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This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.