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St Multose Church

Church St, Kinsale, Ireland
353 21 477 2220
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Kinsale
Type: Religious Sites
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was attracted by the cemetery, it is something out of the normal. In some cases you can not read anything on the stones but the wole place is like coming out from a film

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Sugar Land, Texas
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Be sure to look for the marks on the door where soldiers sharpened their swords, upper right side. Picturesque cemetery.

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Forest, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

One of the oldest churches in the world still in use. We couldn't get inside, but found the cemetary interesting to see the gravestones from so old to recent.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
38 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Oldest Protestant church in Ireland apparently, not ornate, just very calm and quiet to spend a few minutes reflecting. Worth a visit.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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63 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Dating from the 12th century & per dating the Reformation by some 400 years St Multose is believed to be the oldest church in continuous use in the whole of Ireland. Under the care of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) there are regular Sunday Services - visitors are very welcome. The building is an original stone building which was built... More

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Decatur, Georgia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Just walking around Kinsale to get a feel for the place, we happened onto the grounds of St. Multose. The burial grounds were full of old tombstones, some bearing inscriptions of historic significance (such as the memorial to two victims of the "Lusitania outrage"), but many totally unreadable due to age and weathering (notice the lichen growth on some of... More

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New Jersey
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693 helpful votes 693 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

This is an old 1190 Protestant church originally built by the Normans. St Multose is the Patron Saint of Kinsale. It is actually one of the oldest surviving churches in Ireland. Inside it looks rather simple but does have a number of artifacts like old epitaphs, memorials, tombstones. The stain glass windows are beautiful. One can take a self guided... More

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Midlands, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

On a short visit from the midlands, we enjoyed a Sunday service in this wonderful Church of Ireland church with a warm welcome from our fellow worshippers. I haven't before seen wheelchair accessible pews which seemed to be well laid out and a very practical feature. The stained glass windows and altar layout were interesting. We would hope to return... More

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Roanoke, VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Taking an early morning walk in Kinsale, we walked by St. Multose Church. This is an ancient church with a beautiful cemetery. The church was open and we walked in to look at the stained glass. The organist (who was the minister's wife) was practicing the organ. She invited us in and gave us a short history of St. Multose.... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Ancient church of kinsale, quiet & peaceful with integrating stained glass, monuments and an ancient graveyard to explore.

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