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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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Portland, Oregon, United States
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172 reviews 172 reviews
75 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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23 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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7 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Nice place to visit, so historic, so gothic! Although not the nicest church we have visited since being in ireland (The Locke Restaurant in athlone, in a church, thats a WOW). Really nice place, alot of history! You would need over an hour to get through it all! Definetly worth a visit!

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