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St. Mary's Cathedral

Saint Mary's Church Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31014
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This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Saint Mary's Church Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
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"the stained glass windows"
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"gothic revival"
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"light a candle"
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"grey stone"
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"attended mass here"
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"stone work"
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"stunning building"
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"worth a visit"
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"peaceful place"
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"town centre"
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"sunny day"
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"killarney national park"
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"ring of kerry"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to watch the West Point Alumni Glee Club sing in remembrance for all those that served in Vietnam!!! It was amazing! This cathedral is breathtakingly beautiful!!!

Thank Kelly S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Mary's Cathedral was started in the 1840s or so. Construction stopped in 1848 because of the famine, which hit all of Ireland hard but this region in particular. It was mostly completed by 1855 and the spire was added around 1920. It's an impressive...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a beautiful church. The stonework and size was impressive. We were fortunate enough to have a sunny day and the light come through the stained glass was wonderful. There were also in the process of setting up for a wedding so the church was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sun was shining in Killarney on the Saturday we visited. The light filtering in the stained glass windows was beautiful to see.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We came upon this Cathedral after dinner while walking around Killarney. It is a huge structure, with beautiful stonework and Gothic Revival in style. The is a huge steeple in the center and smaller ones on the ends of the cathedral. What is interesting is...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Impressive cathedral with a lot of history. Definitely stop in for a look while you’re in Killarney.

Thank Rachel H
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

You really need to see it in person and take a good look inside at the stained glass windows and the organ and as well the outside areas and grounds too. There is a sign explaining everything inside the door just to the right and...More

Thank KweqSmanit
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

After a week driving around the Clare, Cork and Kerry counties we returned to Killarney before departing. It seemed fitting to visit the Cathedral as it is central to the city. We stopped in after dinner and they were saying the rosary. How beautiful.

Thank Patty G
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This is a gorgeous cathedral with lots of history. Located right in town Centre. You should stop in and see it.

Thank 61elc
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The church is right on the edge of town and easily reached from the town centre. The workmanship of the stone masons is immense.

Thank Donald R
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