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Address: The Presbytery Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31066

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Lovely visit away from the tourist trails

Dropped in here just to have a look and say a quiet prayer. There is a shop attached with reasonable prices for holy objects. Bought a rosary beads for a friend. I was sent to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
oldtimer61
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in here just to have a look and say a quiet prayer. There is a shop attached with reasonable prices for holy objects. Bought a rosary beads for a friend. I was sent to the church to have it blessed by a priest who was hearing confessions. He was a lovely man and we availed of the opportunity to... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Franciscan Church for Mass while on a recent visit to Killarney. The Church is lovely, and is situated just across from the Killarney outlets and the Malton Hotel and Railway Station. The stained glass windows are worth seeing. The altars are unusual and historic. It is a lovely peaceful and calming place to visit,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Take the time to go to Mass. The church is beautiful. I wander about the pipe organ. Is it real? There seems to be two speakers in front of the organ pipes. What is that about? This is a must visit.

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Thank Daniel S
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Attended 7pm Saturday evening mass. Impressive traditional interior unlike so many post Vatican II church interiors.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Killarney itself has little to recommend itself in the way of sights, but this friary warrants a brief visit if only to see the light streaming through the gorgeous stained glass window. The altar is very intricate and worthy of observation. My spouse and I actually ended up here accidentally around 5pm when a waitress at Murphy's Bar (a block... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

During a recent stay in Killarney we attended Mass on Sunday. The service was lovely by a lovely priest. They have a beautiful choir there very professional singing.

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Thank Mae494
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My Husband and I visited the Fransciscan Friary and Church while on a recent visit to Killarney. The Church is magnificient. The stained glass windows are amazing. The altars are unusual and historic. It is a lovely peaceful and calming place to visit. We would definately reccomend it.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Amazing stained glass windows. Beautiful altars. Historic pieces throughout. Well worth a stop in if you are in the area.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

A calm, peaceful dedicated space. Reflects the ethos of all Franciscan Friaries in its structure, design, seating and simplicity. Light a candle and say a prayer.

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Thank Mary C
Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Its a peaceful place to say a prayer and the views inside the friary so memorising and calming to see.

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