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St. Flannan's Cathedral

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Address: Limerick Road, Killaloe, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-61-76687

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Beautiful historic church

Beautiful church with amazing history and an ancient church on its grounds to visit in the centre and top of a typical Irish town

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shane O
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Graveyard a bit overgrown, however they are working on this. Cathedral itself was nice and had a old stone cross on display.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church with amazing history and an ancient church on its grounds to visit in the centre and top of a typical Irish town

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Salou, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Visited this cathedral twice. Once on a school tour and the other for a ceremony. Both were fantastic experiences and the history of the cathedral is amazing. Recommend to go on a guided tour as part of a Killlalor/ Ballina Day trip.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is one of Ireland's oldest and most venerated Cathedrals and holy sites, just a short throw of a spear from Kincora, home of Brian Boru. I was privileged to attend a wedding here rather than just visit as a tourist so it was great to see it in real use. IT not Notre Dame but ther's just as much... More 

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La Oliva, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

One of the few intact mediaeval cathedrals in Ireland, now Anglican church of Ireland. Unlike man of their other places of worship this one is freely accessible to tourists and to those who wish to pray without the payment of an admission fee. It really is a most beautiful and atmospheric place. Don't miss the Romanesque door at the west... More 

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is one of the most interesting cathedrals in a lovely town. Very well worth a visit. The unique glass and stone work is an experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

It was on this site that the High King of Ireland, Brian Boru entertained his royal visitors between 1002 and 1014. Great to see this on the top of the hill in Killaloe.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

A spectacular cathedral on an amazing site overlooking Lough Derg. A must visit for historians and often there are concerts held in this wonderful setting

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Visited the village and after reading the travel book, decided to visit. It was definately worth the effort. The outside of the Cathedral is quite plain, and from the pamphlet it is built in the shape of a cross. In the south transept there are some amazing historical exhibits - the romansque doorway, the ogham stone, the carved Celtic Cross... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Although not attending a service - we were fortunate to attend a concert - the acoustics and ambience in this Cathedral at this event was something very special

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