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Address: Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31066
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Amazing stained glass windows. Beautiful altars. Historic pieces throughout. Well worth a stop in if you are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
Orion G
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Amazing stained glass windows. Beautiful altars. Historic pieces throughout. Well worth a stop in if you are in the area.

Thank Orion G
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

A calm, peaceful dedicated space. Reflects the ethos of all Franciscan Friaries in its structure, design, seating and simplicity. Light a candle and say a prayer.

Thank Mary C
Killarney, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Its a peaceful place to say a prayer and the views inside the friary so memorising and calming to see.

Thank harinder2014
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Morning Mass every day here is most rewarding and gratifying.No pomp just plain simple reflection in a serene setting presented by people who are devoted to their faith

Thank Joe H
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The tile wall behind the altar is worth the trip. Fabulous Stained Glass. Quite corners to reflect in.

Thank Madame P
Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

A lovely church featuring a very impressive altar and mosaic tiled walls. There is an information leaflet available at the entrance giving all the details of the church. Very nice to visit and reflect for a little while.

Thank LimerickguyNH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a beautiful and peaceful sanctuary in downtown Killarney. The mosaics, paintings and stained glass are all nice. There is a gift shop but it was closed when we visited (evening). No charge to visit.

Thank RandyRoss
Killarney, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you would like some peace in the hustle and bustle that is Killarney call in to the Franciscan Friary it is worth the hike up all those steps in front. Sit down in the back or go up front and enjoy the sheer peace that descends within this beautiful church. Sit back and take in the alter and all... More 

Thank Katie2net
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I had never seen such elaborate mosaic artwork in the sanctuary area and was amazed at such beauty! All of the churches that I have been in prior to this have had painted murals so I was shocked and in awe of the intricacy of the mosaic work. Amazing holy place to worship!

Thank Adrienne W
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The history behind this friary is interesting, but others have written about that already. The beautiful sculptures and carvings on the alter are breathtaking. It is well worth a stop and the little shop next door has cheap, but cute jewelry, beautiful cards and lots of other souvenirs. Nice stop.

Thank alish2006

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