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Address: Adare, Adare, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-61-396227

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All To Myself

I stumbled on this place not knowing exactly what it was. It was lovely to wander around the inside of the Friary, and then into the church. And, being January, on a late... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Some empty walls you can wander through in a few minutes. Part of the building is a functioning school. If you're walking Adare, stop in but not worth a separate trip.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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78 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stumbled on this place not knowing exactly what it was. It was lovely to wander around the inside of the Friary, and then into the church. And, being January, on a late Saturday afternoon, no one else was about, so I had the place to myself. Another beautiful, serene space, exquisitely crafted. I love standing in buildings that have... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I love old architecture, historical places and graveyards. When I travel, it is wonderful to stumble upon them while I am exploring things to see and do in the area. It was great to wander around with my camera, taking pictures that have become warm memories of my time spent in the prettiest little Village Of Adare. A must see,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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134 reviews 134 reviews
25 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This old Friary building is right on the edge of town as you enter from the Northeast on the main road. It is important to note that while there is the Friary building there is also an active school in session on the property as well as part of the same structure. On the rear of the structure there are... More 

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Warren, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed in townhouses at Adare Manor, and this Augustinian Friary is right across the road, alongside the Maigue river. On the outside it looks like a lot of other old churches, but when you go inside, the thing that strikes you is the beauty of the stained glass windows. And it's so cool to know that the church is... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Heading out of town towards the main entrance to Adare Manor, you'll pass the Old Augustinian Friary & chuch on the left. We headed over to check it out as we couldn't pass up such a historical looking building just sitting there calling to us. The church is still functioning and the nearby St Nicholas National school is in operation.... More 

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saint louis mo.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

this is such a beautiful and special church. My husband and I were married in this church on 10-10-10. It has so much history and a must see as well as the little town of Adare which we cherish every visit. If we could, we would move to Adare and live there forever.. Please visit when in Ireland!!!!

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Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

For a small village, there's an awful lot to see. Beautiful buildings and ruins. Loads of history. Anyone driving through should really make an effort to stop and visit some of the lovely historical sites.

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Spokane, Washington
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We walked around and poking in all the corners, enjoyed going inside and looking at the amazing stain glassed windows, what a treat

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Orange County, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Check out the old Franciscan Friary on the Adare Manor Golf Course if you get a chance. It is right across from the 2nd fairway - very worth seeing!

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