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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-915-1188
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This is just what I came to Ireland to see.....and what I think of when I think of Ireland. Ancient ruins full of history and beauty. I got tears in my eyes being here where so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Carson, California
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Carson, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is just what I came to Ireland to see.....and what I think of when I think of Ireland. Ancient ruins full of history and beauty. I got tears in my eyes being here where so much history resides. As an artist I was even more thrilled at the possibilities for future paintings. A breathtaking and beautiful site full of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Off the beaten path- this church is quaint and beautiful. There is an orgham stone there- where we renewed our wedding vows!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Kilmalkedar Church is located along the Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula. We missed the turn for it, but we were guided back on track by a delightful septigenarian riding his bike and wondering what we were looking to find along his road. The church site is significant with an Ogham stone, an ancient sundial and a possible residence... More 

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Creswell, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You have to cross a stone style along a stone wall to access the church. Seniors may need a little help. A visit to this area is a sacred experience, as it is out of the way and not spoiled by crushing tourist hordes. The burial grounds by the church are quite large with distinctive Celtic grave stones. The views... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A ruin of a church and a graveyard of old and new. A lot of atmosphere on a sunny day, overlooking the harbor, surrounded by hills and wind whistling over the rock walls. Loved it!

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Raleigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

On the Dingle loop, this old church and adjoining graveyard make a nice 20 minute stop along the way. Great spot to renew your marriage vows in the hole at the top of the old stone that was used in past years to "seal deals"!

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Right on the scenic drive around the Dingle peninsula. It is free and loaded with history. We put our thumbs in the stone and renewed our vows. Cemetery is mix of old and new. Church is mostly gone. But if you are driving the scenic drive, stop for a few minutes.

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Senja, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Les from Ballymore House b&b told us about this place. It is a piece of history, with a lot of Celtic crosses in the cemetery.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Another moving site. The Ogham stone, stone of the Irish alphabet and the ancient sundial are exceptional examples.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The church is mostly intact which allows you to get a sense of what it would have been in it's day. Carved stone is still visible. Walking around the surrounding grounds was a fabulous experience.

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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-915-1188
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle

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