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History of the saints of Ireland

This is truly an amazing place. As you take a walk round this garden, you will be fascinated by the... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Irvinestown, United Kingdom
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A very special place!

I live in Northern Ireland but I had never heard of this place. It was just amazing craftsmanship... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Waterford, Ireland
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Lisnarick Road, Irvinestown BT94 1EY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 6862 1133
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is truly an amazing place. As you take a walk round this garden, you will be fascinated by the carvings that depict the saints of Ireland. This is so informative and well worth a visit. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is a very unique attraction in Northern Ireland. Well worth a visit if you are in the area. They have a series of structures/stautues all carved in wood by a Lithuanian living in the town. With the help of the local priest, this has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting garden. The statues are very well made and the descriptions are very detailed. The garden is behind the chapel and could easily be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

I live in Northern Ireland but I had never heard of this place. It was just amazing craftsmanship and very thought provoking themes.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Fasciola123
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I popped in as was passing...only intended to spend a few minutes...ended up spending a couple of hours. What a talented man and what a vision. Very well laid out and very informative information boards. The music and lighting added to the ambiance. Make sure...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank F B
Reviewed April 16, 2018

What a lovely surprise, you could easily miss this little treasure, but it is well worth a visit. It doesn't take long to walk through the wooded area with replica Celtic roundhouses containing carved figures and information about saints. You don't need to be religious...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

This is a very quiet, calm, moving, thought provoking place. Even if you are not religious it is well worth visiting. The carving at each display is absolutely amazing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

The statues are exquisite. They truly are works of art and there are so many of them. The garden is perfectly planned out and the individual huts are great. Interactive and informative and a must see. More people should definitely visit this place just to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ellen M
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Well worth a visit. The stories of the saints are depicted and the statues interesting. The story of the famine will break your heart. Take the time to wander through and reflect - say a few prayers if you are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Helen O
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This amazing place must be seen..if you have limited prior famine knowledge you may be shocked but the master Lithuanian carver, Jonas Raiska's masterpieces are captivating..I used all my smartphone storage space and then some. We spent at least 3 hours so don't visit this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ed I
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Ed I
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree ,this is very moving site and a very unique insight to Ireland`s history