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Kilmalkedar Church

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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-915-1188
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Bitter sweet

My family's grave yard, this is a bitter sweet place for me, as it's so beautiful and yet it's the resting place for my family. If your around the area, pay a visit but do rember... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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County Westmeath, Ireland
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County Westmeath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My family's grave yard, this is a bitter sweet place for me, as it's so beautiful and yet it's the resting place for my family. If your around the area, pay a visit but do rember it is a burial site and not just a tourist attraction

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

For people interested in old Irish ruines it worth a stay, however it is nothing special as such ruines can be seen all over Irland, some of them much bigger and imposing. We stopped there on our car trip around the Dingle area.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It's like a port-key to the past. You can feel the ghosts of the past surrounding you in this ancient cemetery on the Dingle peninsula. The ruins and old grave stones offer a reverent glimpse into Ireland's past. The 2nd century ogham/contract stone is awe inspiring to renew place to renew your wedding vows or any other special promise. It's... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A beautiful site. This is a spot that shouldn't be rushed through, lots of interesting areas to photograph.

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Arundel, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was our second trip in three years to The Dingle and we had missed visiting this church back in 2012. Since it is only 5 kms. from the B&B we were staying at, we made a point of going to see it. It is important that visitors read up on this church and its history as its importance might... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a Norman Romanesque church which is in excellent condition. It dates from the 700s. If you're interested in primitive architecture, this will grab you. It's rather a long walk from the parking, however.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a must see on slea head drive. It is a beautiful old church and more. It is amazing there are so many historic sites in west Kerry. Plus there is a spectacular view of smerwick harbour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Fascinating history provided by our tour guide. If you don't have a guide, I recommend reading up on the church before you visit. Seeing the ruins, graves, and other markers will be so meaningful if you do so.

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

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

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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