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Peaceful and interesting

This is not really a tourist attraction as it is off the beaten track and mainly used by the locals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SunnyDay365
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London, United Kingdom
A hidden gem

This is not for everyone, and not widely promoted by the locals. Its a bit difficult to find but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
allancamer0n
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not really a tourist attraction as it is off the beaten track and mainly used by the locals for Holy occasions, however it is very interesting to visit. There is a small natural well and stream running through the area it is beautiful....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not for everyone, and not widely promoted by the locals. Its a bit difficult to find but that adds to the experience as well as keeping the site a bit special because not everyone will take the trouble. This is good because this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting place to visit, given its history. No one else was here when we were, and it was a dull damp day. While I found it interesting, I think those of Faith would get more from a visit here.

Thank Noel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to just take a walk, some time to just be still and think, you dont have to be religious to appreciate the beauty of this area. A wonderful peaceful place to enjoy a few moments to yourself.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Water bubbles from the ground and is surrounded by RC shrines with candles, plaques, and people in prayer. Very quiet, ancient, and moving.

Thank William G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The history of this spot really touched me. To think that people were forced to travel by foot to pray in secrecy back when, is so sad. When I pulled into the small car park it was almost dusk, and there was nobody around. Through...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot for quiet reflection. Even if you are not a religious person, it is interesting from a historic perspective. Obviously well cared for and has ample parking.

Thank Marli F
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a must peaceful soothing historical place ,with historical religious statues a well spent hour here will do you good .and after wards the lakes and Veiws are fantastic,packed lunch weather it’s superb . Not to be missed

Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If youa re seeking healing, or wish to connect to the patron Saints of Ireland then this is a place to visit. If you are short on time and looking to see the most magical spots, I'd probably leave this off the agenda. My reason...More

1  Thank geminiadams
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our driver, Eugene, from Sligo Tours told us about this spot and worked it into our return trip from Slieve League. It’s a really special place. Eugene gave us the history and waited patiently while we walked around and said prayers and lit candies. Definitely...More

Thank Estie H
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Snookyb1
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Many have claimed healing from the Mass Rock and from prayer while spending time at the grounds. More information is available on the web site.
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Moira K
January 7, 2015|
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There is a webpage now holywellsligo that should help :)
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