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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Saint Mary's Church Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
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This imposing Catholic church is the city's best known architectural landmark.
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Saint Mary's Church Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

St Mary's Cathedral (RC) is a stunning example of the churches designed by ecclesiastical architect Augustine Pugin after the ban on Catholic church construction was lifted by the British authorities in the 1830's.The Cathedral's cornerstone was laid in 1842. Construction was halted in the Famine...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge Cathedral in Killarney Ireland. Wonderful building Gothic architecture built in mid 1800's. Definitely worth a visit when in Killarney.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

St. Mary's Cathedral in Killarney is a very basic structure of stone. Structure is Gothic Revival and represents a massive work of stone. Not much flash,but it opened in 1855. Just a nice place to stop a say a few prayers ! The support building...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a beautiful cathedral, well worth a visit. We attended Sunday mass and also had the good fortune to walk in to a wedding in progress.

Thank Kirby15143
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This Pugin designed cathedral is stunning inside, having exposed stone walls which are coarse, but add a wonderful textural appearance. The height of the roof is extraordinary when viewed from the inside. It is very tranquil.

Thank SeanGeal
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Called not knowing what to expect given its not a really old Cathedral. A beautiful building, that has kept all the architecture of an 1800’s style building while keeping up to date with modern technology inside. Some very forward thinking people have overseen the running...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t have time to visit on our trip but we did pass it a couple of times. The building is beautiful and looks well kept along with the ground around it. The brick work is not your usual sandstone and compared to the size...More

Thank GirlR
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This amazing church has beautiful stain glass windows and a beautiful alter. We had our wedding mass in this church last year and all of our guests had great things to say about it. This church is well worth a visit.

Thank Maura H
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

St Mary's Church is a quiet respite and worth a quick visit. It is simply decorated compared to many cathedrals. It is located just off of High Street in old town Killarney. It is worth a quick pop in.

Thank Delbe M
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We spotted this Cathedral as we drove past in the dark. It looked amazing as it was beautifully illuminated. By daylight it also did not disappoint. A stunning building of grey stone, carefully crafted cloisters internally and wonderful stained glass windows. Well worth a visit.

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