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St Multose Church

Church St, Kinsale, Ireland
353 21 477 2220
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Ranked #3 of 9 attractions in Kinsale
Type: Religious Sites
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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143 reviews 143 reviews
44 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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
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3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Houston
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15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

It doesn't take long to take it in, but make sure to stop in and view this old church. There are many old headstones outside. The inside has some interesting features. Anglican Church and it shows that character. You will enjoy seeing the stone baptismal font.

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Cooperstown
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The church was locked up so we couldn't see the stained glass windows on the inside. So we walked around the church looking at the old gravestones. We were surprised that it was an anglican church, a rarity in Ireland

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Grand Rapids, MI
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This place has that same must smell that a lot of churches in Ireland have when the moisture accumulates without adequate circulation. But the church is a fine example of an early church. It is worth a 15 min. visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
33 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Worth a quick visit. Has plenty of history, was built in 1190 and its still used. and a very ornate interior.

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