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Address: Loughrea, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-091-563081
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Celtic Cathedral

I live locally and have been going to St. Brendan's as far back as I remember. As I am a brick and stone layer myself I truly appreciate the work that went in to this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Loughrea, Ireland
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Loughrea, Ireland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I live locally and have been going to St. Brendan's as far back as I remember. As I am a brick and stone layer myself I truly appreciate the work that went in to this magnificent building. The stonework, carpentry, sculptures and the amazing stained glass windows are examples of top class workmanship. Try and make time for the audio... More 

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Loughrea, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

this is one of the best in ireland lovely place to visit with its stained windows nd u get a tour as well well worth a visit

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Loughrea, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A fantastic collection of stain glass windows in this cathedral. Lovely cathedral in general. The colors in the glass just jumped out at me.

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Quite surpisingly good, and a lovely location by the lake. My advice, take in the museum, walk the lake, let kids play in the excellent playground, then stop off for a bite to eat in Loughrea town.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Very attractive cathedral with marvellous stained glass. Peaceful oasis in the town right next to the lake.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The most beautiful church we stopped at!!! Rhona, the woman who cares for the sacristy, gave us the grand tour and even played the massive organ for my husband and me! Would go back in a heartbeat!!! The grounds were as beautiful as the cathedral! A must see!

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Well worth a visit, architecture lovely, very peaceful

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Loughrea, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Beautiful stained glass windows and peaceful.Yeats hangings etc.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

The stained glass windows in this Cathedral are of interest. All are by Irish aritsts and each window has a name plate of the artist. The Cathedral was built in the Celtic Revival period and the Bishop at the time wanted to use Irish artists and stone masons.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Beautiful stained glass by Harry Clarke & Evie Hone

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Address: Loughrea, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-091-563081
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Loughrea

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