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Address: University and Gaol Rds. | Cathedral Square, Galway, Ireland
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Beautiful church with very historic feeling since going there around St. Patrick's Day that holiday is evident in the church with the statue of Saint Patrick and other items

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful church with very historic feeling since going there around St. Patrick's Day that holiday is evident in the church with the statue of Saint Patrick and other items

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting and impressive building, a lot younger than I was expecting as it was completed in the 60s.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a lovely building. Worth taking a couple of minutes out of your day to see it. Your able to read about the history of the cathedral as well inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful cathedral. The stone work and stain glass windows are amazing. It is free to go in,but they do have a donation box. Really nice to walk down along the riverfront afterwards to the mouth of the river and to the pedestrian shopping district. Walk along river is very peaceful and you can run into many locals instead of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited here for the first time in 2009. Forgot just how large it is. A truly beautiful place, regardless of your religious beliefs. There are large boards that depict the long road to construction of this beautiful place. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This cathedral, built last century from local limestone, is not as ornate as others we have seen in Europe. And that is the essence of it's charm. The stain glass is a nice contrast to the local limestone used in the construction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I hadn't realised quite how impressive this was, stained glass and light are impressive, and it's setting by the river adds to the appeal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catholic Church still sucking poor people dry but burying disgraced bishops like they are something special😡

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It resembles a prison on the outside because it was built on the site of the old Galway prison. But step inside, and your eyes will pop! It's modern, airy, and very beautiful. Take the walk along the river to get there and double your experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Cathedral was beautiful! I highly recommend visiting this cathedral. Awe inspiring stained glass, mosaics and marble.

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