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St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

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Address: Market Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 91-564648
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Description: The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding...
The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding streets and a bustling marketplace.
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Definitely worth seeing in Galway

A suggested donation rather than the cumpolsory entry charge which generally greets visitors to Church of Ireland establishments. St Nicholas is a rare surviving medaeval Irish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A suggested donation rather than the cumpolsory entry charge which generally greets visitors to Church of Ireland establishments. St Nicholas is a rare surviving medaeval Irish parish church and so worth seeing on that basis alone, even without the interesting monuments and other fittings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Went to one of the summer concert series at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church in mid August 2015. It was stunning. Very very good local talent -- singing, fiddling, accordian, tapping. Really a taste of Irish music by excellent musicians. Not commercial or blarney -- just really serious lovely musicians from around the country. Good acoustics and at the interval a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely place of solitude in the middle of the bustling town. Quiet and calm. Lots of information about the history of the church, lots of beautiful art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I've visited this beautiful, historical church several times. It is a place of tranquility in the centre of the busy city - a place where a few moments of reflection and other-worldliness can be experienced.

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Co Armagh Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Called while there was an American tour inside. The guide was very informative about this old church

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

An intimate Church belonging to the Church of Ireland [ Anglican faith / Church of England]. Used for many Functions.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Visited this church today and across the globe I would recommend a visit. The man inside the door was so nice and gave us so much info on the history of this beautiful building. A meeting place of nations is how I would describe this medieval part of Galway. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

After 3 visits to Galway on a Globus tour, I made it my mission to see this church. It was worth the finding. Great greeter who was willing to help with information. Loved to see the history written in the floors and on the walls. Just a great visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A very small church near to the busy shopping centre of Galway, only a few meters away from the Shop Street. It is worth it to stop and enjoy a little bit of history. Free access and a fast visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Historical and cultural gem. Well worth a visit when in the city centre. Staff are very pleasant, and its lovely to stroll in to get away from the bustle for a while

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