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Franciscan Friary

Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #30 of 63 attractions in Killarney
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- Jul 5, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

This church in the centre of the town has a huge west window by the stained glass artist Harry Clarke. Like all his work it is stunning but it's high up so you really need binoculars to see it. In a side chapel is the skull of a priest martyred by Cromwell in the 17th century - the road outside... More

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We were so grateful we had the opportunity to attend mass while we were in Ireland and attending Sunday mass at the Friary in Killarney was a memorable experience. The friary was built between 1865-1878 on foundation stone from the ruins of 15th century Muckross Abbey. A magnificent old church !!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

On July 30, 2013, I was honored to attend Mass at the Historic Franciscan Friary in Killarney, Ireland. It was a Tuesday, St. Anthony's day. There is a beautiful statue of St. Anthony on the right hand side. I was blessed to kiss and be blessed with the relic of St. Anthony at this Friary. The Friary is across the... More

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Douglas, Cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We were having lunch in The Malton and decided to come and visit the Franciscan Friary. We noticed at the left hand side, there was a lovely depiction of Christ on the Cross with his Mother Mary, St John and St Mary Magdalene. At either side there are graves of the Brothers of the Franciscan Order. It was so lovely... More

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