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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-915-1188
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Fansinating history.

We stopped here with our tour guide from Slea head tours. Cullum was a font our history about Kilmalkedar Church. There is a cemetery next to this site, also interesting to walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Edmond, Oklahoma

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here with our tour guide from Slea head tours. Cullum was a font our history about Kilmalkedar Church. There is a cemetery next to this site, also interesting to walk through.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Photogenic ruins and graveyard slightly off the beaten path. Beautiful view of the bog lilies across the road.

Thank JanKnee
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine old church ruins and cemetery not far from Mount Brandon on the Dingle Pennisula. Worth a stop if you are hiking the Saints Way or driving near Ballydavid or Lateev.

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American in Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This church is amazing, so beautiful. There is so much history to see here- the gravestones, the church, the sundial. Incredible. Don't miss it.

Thank nature+surf
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Patience & a good sense of direction will guide you to Kilmaldedar Church on the Dingle Peninsula. Should you be near Dunguin or have spent the day on the Great Blasket Island, take an hour to visit this lovingly kept church which was founded by St. Maolcethair who died in 636. The present church was constructed in the middle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Best if you see by yourself, without other tourists. We waited till a bus left and then had the place to ourselves. Free, park on the lane leading up to it.

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Carlisle, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is a little out of the way, but it's worth finding if you're traveling on your own. The church has had several incarnations, and you find the history of the building and the various stones and monuments when you visit, but it's better if a guide explains it. This was a stop for us on our Rick Steves tour,... More 

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Portaferry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Set in a very aesthetic site the architecture is well worth a look. Have visited quite a few times over the years and always find something new or more informative. Allow time to have a good look as there are quite a few interesting things to see if you are interested in history and the lives of previous peoples. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This was a gorgeous ruin and a very mystical place. we were happy we stopped here! We did attenpt Monks Pilgram trail from here and got lost in the mist in lots of sheep feilds so tha couldn have turned out better. Never found the sites we were seeking....

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stopped at this ruined church on a guided walk. As ruins go it is not terribly different from other ruined churches, but it is well-preserved and has some interesting architecture. It used to have a stone roof (which is not there anymore), and was built in the 1100's with a Roman style of architecture. There are stone monoliths on... More 

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