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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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From the outside this is indeed a very fine example of Pugin's work in Ireland. But Pugin's work inside has been destroyed. It is no exaggeration to say that this wonderful building has been vandalized. So many Irish Catholic cathedrals and churches have been destroyed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you take a walking tour from the tourist office, you may be fortunate enough to get a personal guided look at this church.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Begun about 1842, but not completed until 1855, due to the crisis created by the potato famine, St. Mary's Cathedral was designed by noted British architect A.W.N. Pugin, and like most of his designs, was inspired by genuine medieval Gothic structures, rather than by fanciful...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Large cathedral with plenty of parking and conveniences, surprised it was not as old as if looked, enter quietly as services are usually taking place. Lovely Windows to this cathedral to be admired.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Just attended a wedding there last week An amazing building Beautifull preserved warm and inviting Superb interior well worth a visit

Thank Valeriemary
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was a highlight of our trip. There was actually a wedding happening when we went it. It is a remarkable place, peaceful and old. The architecture was simply stunning.

Thank IdaNL64
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you have an hour to spare a must, such a well maintained cathedral about 2 minutes walk from the town centre.

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The St Mary is a Roman Catholic cathedral right in the city center in front of the Killarney Plaza Hotel. At night it is beautifully illuminated with purple lights.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Before dinner in Killarney we attended Saturday Evening Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral there. Morris, our guide for the Ring of Kerry tour earlier in the day, recommended we tour this Cathedral. On the sidewalk leading to side entrance we added some change in a...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We have visited a number of cathedrals in Ireland on our latest tour. For the most part they are very nice but of course are not on the extravagant side as those in Italy or France. St Marys cathedral in Killarney is a wonderful building....More

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