This is definitley worth the stop even if you are not into history. It's amazing that this structure is still standing today.
Mr. Johnson(?) was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. We were fascinated by the historical information that he provided and grateful for the maps that we used for the remainder of our trip.
I stopped here with friends in April 2014. The weather was awful but we still managed to see the Oratory and enjoy the video presentation. There is a small fee to see the oratory, video and use the car park. The oratory is a well preserved, small but impressive structure. The video presentation gave useful background information about the oratory... More
Very nice and well preserved site. This is the most ancient church in the whole Ireland! A must see stop while your Slea Head costal drive!
To imagine people gathering to worship in such a structure is simply humbling, never mind the actual simplicity of the architecture.
Last weekend I went with my boyfriend to Dingle and we cycled around the peninsula. We stopped here to see the famous site and we are so glad we did. The tickets were only 3 euro and with that we got to see an interesting movie about the history of Gallarus. The toilets provided were very clean, parking was free... More
While a cycle around the Dingle peninsula with my girlfriend we decided to visit the Gallarus Oratory center. There was a free option up a narrow road; but I decided to pay the mere €3 and was presently surprised at the value for money. Not only is there a video presentation included in the price but a gift shop with... More
If you have never heard of 'Thin Places' don't worry, when you come here you will just feel it and understand. This chapel is a beautifully made 6th century marvel and the view is quite incredible. One way and another, if you visit in the off season, arrive via the road at the side (no visitor centre, shop or fake... More
If you drive just past the main entrance and make a right, there is a free parking lot to this extraordinary example of ancient construct.
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