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St. Flannan's Cathedral

Address: Limerick Road, Killaloe, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-61-76687
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Killaloe
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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63 reviews 63 reviews
3 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A wonderful old church, steeped in local history. There are recitals here ocasionally which must be something special. St. Flannan's is a must see if in the area, including its little side chapel and its ogham stone!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A wonderful experience, very touching the quiet in the cathedral is a place for serene thoughts. Free to get in too.

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Vienna, Austria
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This Cathedral is of great aesthetic and historical interest. Access to the inside of the Cathedral would have enhanced our visit greatly.

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Cathedral was open and had so many interesting historical features from the ancient font to the Ogham Stone and the accent stained Glass window. We were lucky that the organist was practicing or we wouldn't have found out so much about the Cathedral. It is a definite must if in Killalloe

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

An insight into the turbulent history of Ireland can be had at this lovely small cathedral on the shores of Lough Derg. The tower is a fierce and powerful fortification, the cruciform church, now a Church of Ireland, a lovely warm space that brought me home to my own childhood experience of the Episcopal faith. It's really worth a visit... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Was nice to show the kids..love old churches and history of Ireland was beautiful inside still in use so old and new relics was a walk from the town as its over the bridge from Killaloe...took some nice images

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Worth a quick visit. I wouldn't drive 50 miles to see it, but if you are in the area call in. It is a functioning Anglican church dating back centuries, overlooking the river Shannon. I met briefly with the man who does the tours and he appeared very knowledgeable.

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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This building is so worth visiting if your are in the area. We had a very interesting tour given by a gentleman of 86 years. He is passionate about the cathedral building, the organ and the bells. We climbed the bell tower, saw and rang the bells and were lucky enough to continue on to the top of the tower... More 

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Munich, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It's an interesting Cathedral, but most of all due to the graveyard with lots of old graves and celtic crosses. Other than that there's not that much to offer, but if you happen to be in the area, it doesn't hurt to stop here and have a look!

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Brandon, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Like many Churches in Ireland - the history of these magnificent old buildings stand the test of time.The old world beauty makes you want to enjoy and savour it's beauty in silence and reverence.

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