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Kilmalkedar Church

Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1188
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Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 1188
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"ogham stone"
in 54 reviews
"sun dial"
in 22 reviews
"celtic crosses"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful ruin"
in 4 reviews
"large stone"
in 4 reviews
"romanesque architecture"
in 3 reviews
"high cross"
in 3 reviews
"dingle peninsula"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful site"
in 6 reviews
"ancient ireland"
in 5 reviews
"smerwick harbour"
in 3 reviews
"slea head drive"
in 10 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"sundial"
in 41 reviews
"ruins"
in 57 reviews
"grave"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A bit out of the way but well worth a visit, We have been 3 times now and we always find something different

Thank mickaleen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took their tour to get all the amazing history. The tour guide we had is 6th generation. His knowledge was beyond your average tour guide.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Multiple eras keep company in this farm field with a ruined church, an ancient Ogram Stone with early writing, Celtic Crosses, and graves from the 1950's. What a great place.

Thank Betonekanobe
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had this place to ourselves at sunset. It has some of the best architecture of all the ruined churches we visited on our road trip through southwestern Ireland. The yard is full of graves. There is even an ogham stone and an old sundial...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Kilmalkedar is my favorite place on the Slea Head Drive. It is a sacred place and well worth a visit. Stop and spend a few quiet minutes in reflection either within the ruins or at the old high cross in the churchyard. It is easy...More

Thank YankeeBelle26
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

On most tourist maps of the westernmost part of the Dingle Peninsula Kilmalkedar is the next stop after the Gallarus Oratory. Even though there aren't many roads the directions aren't great to get you from one to the other. We did eventually find the Church...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

This place is special. Beautiful old chutch, standing stones, choose a time without a bus tour and you will have the place to yourself to explore.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

All that remains of the Church is the walls. It is moderately interesting. The cemetery is pretty interesting with the old stones.

Thank 10sJohn
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Romanesque church built on the site of earlier church of St Mael Cathair which he died there in 636. Nearby is situated St Brendan´s House. (this man probably discover Americas).

Thank milankov
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We came upon this by accident, and so glad we did. Very interesting and historic church. Take note of carvings.

Thank Marilyn B
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