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Address: Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-947-2210
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This beautiful church is very unusual in being named for a law person, one very important in the history of Ireland. The church reflects his importance in an elegant and moving... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful church is very unusual in being named for a law person, one very important in the history of Ireland. The church reflects his importance in an elegant and moving way. Well worth visiting and reflecting on liberty.

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Entering Cahersiveen is little different to many other Kerry towns. Usual two story and three story streetscape which in the case of this town is one straight street. In reality it could be called 'Main Street' but has different street names between side streets. In the middle of all of this is Church Street. Arriving from the north east, suddenly... More 

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Asquith, SK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Only layman to have a church named after him. OConnell has a wonderfull history, and did a lot for his coountrymen and man kind. Beautiful church and history. Righton man street easy to find.

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Thank theharderfamily
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This is a huge, impressive and yet tranquil place. Well worth a visits anytime. Particularly impressive at Christmas with a life size crib.

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Thank TrixieLady
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Extremely peaceful place to visit. Restoration was worth it. On each visit here I notice, no matter what day of week, flowers always nicely done and fresh.

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Thank Eileen B
cork,ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Situated in the middle of cahirciveen,nice,stone built ,large Church, named after Daniel o Donnell,catholic emancipation, quiet reflection

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Thank billy d
Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

looks very similiar to cathedral in spain but is in poor condition has alot of potential and dedicated to a great irish man

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church is the only church in Ireland named after a layman, such is the esteem that Daniel O'Connell is held. Beautiful from outside but we wereunable to stop and go inside.

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A beautiful church in the middle of Cahersiveen. If you are planning on taking in a mass, make sure you check the schedule. Because it's a small town, there are alternating Sundays. This church is the only one in Ireland named after a layman… beautiful exterior and interior. Well worth a look as you are visiting the town. Seems that... More 

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Ormstown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Truly this church is one of the most beautiful in Ireland. It was such a tranquil and beautiful haven. There are so many interesting details but moreover a most incredible atmosphere of peace permeates the entire church. Lovely stained glass windows contrasting with the stone pillars. Really not to be missed by anyone interested in spiritual experiences.

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