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St. Mary's Cathedral

Cathedral Pl., Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31014
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Ranked #7 of 49 Attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There was a mass on, so we were only able to look in the window. The cathedral looked amazing and would be worth a visit!

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Dunmanway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

attended a wedding here beautiful cathedral and it has tvs so if you are near the back or side of church you can still see what is going on .has a sign up to say that they live stream masses which i think is a fantastic idea very handy for people who cant get out of the house

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calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Throughout Europe you can be overwhelmed with the interesting historical value of the various brand-name cathedrals----this is one you don't want to miss. Great care has been taken to preserve its significance.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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121 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Killarney Cathedral is situated in the centre of Killarney. There are some car parking spaces outside but tends to be in high demand. It is a large, distinctive Victorian building. Inside there are heavy stone ‘gothic’ style pillars and lovely stained glass windows and under each one is a plaque which explains the scene in the window. Depending on where... More 

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Melrose, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stained glass was beautiful, stone work was amazing and the size and scope are breathtaking. I love stained glass and this church did not disappoint!

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Loved this Cathedral. The outside it great and the inside is just wonderful. Definitely take a visit to St Mary's.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A lovely warm feeling envelopes you when on the grounds. It has the most amazing carvings and the alter is out of this world. Simply stunning church. Wish I could have attended mass. Couldn't stop admiring all the alters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Well worth the time to stop in... I am not sure what it is called but the speaker's platform is carved and one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was a church that we saw as we were driving to the Ring of Kerry. We stopped immediately to go in. There is a free parking lot right beside the church. The outside was grand, and inside just as beautiful. It was a nice spot to sit and admire , and reflect on how beautiful Ireland is.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This Cathedral is gorgeous inside and out. It is huge! I found it interesting that it is also streaming live 24/7 on the Internet. There are so many beautiful things to see inside. Right outside in front of the building behind it is an ogham stone. This is certainly a must-see in Killarney.

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