St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral
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This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.
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  • jerrys01
    Bel Air, Maryland574 contributions
    Impressive cathedral
    My wife and I took a self-guided tour of St. Mary's during our recent visit to Killarney. This is a very large, very beautiful traditional Catholic cathedral. The arches are really impressive, along with the long but narrow stained glass windows.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 May 2023
  • LaJarrie
    Southampton, United Kingdom460 contributions
    Don’t rule out a visit.
    If it hadn’t been for the recommendations of the tourist office we would have given this a miss. That would have been our loss. From previous experience, we had expected a gothic style cathedral to be be a bit ‘over the top’ , but we delighted with what we found at St Mary’s Cathedral. The light and airy nave made superb use of local materials, and was really majestic. The stained glass windows were glorious, several highlighting some of the important Irish saints. We would have loved to be there when there was someone playing the very imposing organ, as the sound must be magnificent.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Jordan
    Columbus, Ohio137 contributions
    Worth a stop!
    Beautiful, serene cathedral. Gothic architecture with lovely stained glass windows. The baptistry was very pretty. Many opportunities to light candles for various causes (for a suggested donation). The door will be propped open if visitors are able to pass through
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 July 2023
  • Jim W
    Schonaich, Germany2,839 contributions
    Impressive Cathedral In Killarney
    My wife and I spent a couple of days loving every bit about Killarney. We had a busy schedule, but we made sure to stop in here on our way out of town. While it is not the most amazing European Cathedral, it does have one of the most beautiful baptistries I have ever seen. The tiles are spectacular. The stain glass windows are elegant and not overdone. The altar is also very lovely, setting the eight mood for worshipping. Do not leave the city of Killarney without a stop in here to praise God and give Him thanks.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 September 2023
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saul g
Tel Aviv, Israel1,247 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Located on the outskirts of Killarney (west of town center). This beautiful, large, serene and impressive Cathedral was built in the mid 19th Cent.in Gothic Revival architecture. Recommended.
Written 28 October 2023
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Jim W
Schonaich, Germany2,839 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
My wife and I spent a couple of days loving every bit about Killarney. We had a busy schedule, but we made sure to stop in here on our way out of town. While it is not the most amazing European Cathedral, it does have one of the most beautiful baptistries I have ever seen. The tiles are spectacular. The stain glass windows are elegant and not overdone. The altar is also very lovely, setting the eight mood for worshipping. Do not leave the city of Killarney without a stop in here to praise God and give Him thanks.
Written 30 September 2023
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Jordan
Columbus, OH137 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Beautiful, serene cathedral. Gothic architecture with lovely stained glass windows. The baptistry was very pretty. Many opportunities to light candles for various causes (for a suggested donation). The door will be propped open if visitors are able to pass through
Written 12 July 2023
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LaJarrie
Southampton, UK460 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
If it hadn’t been for the recommendations of the tourist office we would have given this a miss. That would have been our loss. From previous experience, we had expected a gothic style cathedral to be be a bit ‘over the top’ , but we delighted with what we found at St Mary’s Cathedral. The light and airy nave made superb use of local materials, and was really majestic. The stained glass windows were glorious, several highlighting some of the important Irish saints. We would have loved to be there when there was someone playing the very imposing organ, as the sound must be magnificent.
Written 2 July 2023
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lolly19692017
Millbury, MA72 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
St. Mary’s Cathedral is a beautiful church both inside and out. It is a much see for picture taking during your stay in Killarney.
Written 15 June 2023
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lucycan
San Diego, CA3,446 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Of all the churches we saw in Ireland this is the most beautiful. At least from the outside. We did not make it inside.
Written 2 June 2023
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jerrys01
Bel Air, MD574 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
My wife and I took a self-guided tour of St. Mary's during our recent visit to Killarney. This is a very large, very beautiful traditional Catholic cathedral. The arches are really impressive, along with the long but narrow stained glass windows.
Written 25 May 2023
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london057
Dublin, OH555 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
This is a Roman Cathedral. Another thing this a very charming cathedral too. Also it is free to get into this sight too . Lastly, it is in walking distance from the downtown area.
Written 31 March 2023
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Robert R
Yakima, WA116 contributions
Sep 2022
Good example of the churches in Ireland. Well worth the visit. The main section of the church was magnificent.
Written 26 October 2022
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Jacqui S
Bourne, UK560 contributions
Sep 2022
Attending a wedding at St Mary's is a treat indeed. A beautiful setting, easy to access with nearby parking. The atmosphere in the cathedral is divine and the space and windows are worthy of much study.
Written 28 September 2022
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