St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
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St. Peter's Tin Church Laragh village is literally built on a rock, in a beautiful woodland setting among the ferns and ivy. Constructed of tin, it is one of a kind and unique on the island for its Swiss Gothic architecture, quirky design and carefully considered features. Enjoy the peace and quiet in the picturesque village of Laragh in Co. Monaghan. Take a walk along the reinstated Mill Race, stand on the site of the once famous Laragh Woolen and Tweed Mill or just sit back and take it all in whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of the River Owenagh as it winds its way through Laragh Village day by day.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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CRRG_Dublin
Dublin, Ireland132 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Group visit by CRRG Dublin motorcycle group. We visited St.Peter's Tin Church on May 1st. A beautiful location not far from Carrickmacross. Set in a remote little valley with astream running past, the church is set on a height and is very picturesque. The church was open too, so we were able to go inside. Well worth a visit!!
Written 3 May 2023
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Annie
Belfast, UK101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Beautiful place, building is spectacular and the surroundings are so peaceful and quiet. The are is so small yet you could spend such a long time there just because of the tranquility. The stream around the church is beautiful. Inside explains the history of the building which is amazing.
Written 15 July 2022
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Marion Williams
Killarney, Ireland14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
A beautiful church lovely structure peaceful went with my brother I was on a little break always visit when in monaghan, lit some candles for family and friends
Written 26 August 2020
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Dagwood27
Cork, Ireland48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
Called here on our way home from a family holiday in Monaghan. What an absolute gem of a place. It is so peaceful and quiet here, the church is so pretty and the grounds are charming. The weather was miserable the day we visited but it did not detract from the beauty and serenity of the place, it just meant we didn't stay as long as I would have liked.
Written 24 August 2020
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dreams20172017
Monaghan, Ireland44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
This place has ben on my local bucket list to visit for some time and I finally got a chance this summer. It is so picture prefect so don't forget your camera and I believe that there is music on occasions. It was a damp day when we visited but like glenalough that only added to the mystic of the place. I do think more signage from the main road in would be an advantage as it could be easily overlooked by visitors to the area.
Written 15 October 2018
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mary d
Monaghan, Ireland29 contributions
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Oct 2017 • Solo
This is a wonderful facility. I was in awe when I first entered this beautiful restored Church. I used to live quite close to this place and remember it as derelict and haunted looking. Congrats to Laragh Heritage Group on an excellent project.
Written 30 October 2017
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Dave P
Carrickmacross, Ireland152 contributions
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Apr 2017 • Couples
Visited recently for the local Irish music festival. Fantastic atmosphere and well worth getting to any music being played there as the acoustics are excellent
Written 11 April 2017
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L0uthFamily
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
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Jul 2016
I heard about this place recently & was shocked I didn't hear of it before as I live fairly local. The church is lovely, a hidden gem. The work done in conserving it is a credit to the local heritage group & we were totally impressed. Gorgeous Windows & lovely details all the way around the whole structure. You could easily spend a day in the area too. There's a small wooded walkway across the rd & the fairies have built a few houses into the trees & a lovely walk along a very quiet steam. Just gorgeous. We spoke to a couple of locals & got a bit of history about the village etc which topped our day off very nicely. Well worth taking the time out to view.
Written 21 July 2016
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D W
Dublin, Ireland123 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Family
Enjoyed a recent visit to St Peter's Church. It really is amazing in terms of character and the history that's attached to it. Laragh is a lovely quaint village. Really well worth a visit!
Written 7 September 2015
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ClanNaGaelige
Cavan, Ireland76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015 • Family
I discovered this church last year after it was re-opened following a community based restoration project.
Nicknamed the 'iron church', St. Peter's is a tin tabernacle church clad in corrugated iron and finished inside with timber. The stained glass windows were painstakingly restored, making this church a must see. It was consecrated as a Church of Ireland church on the13th August 1891 and deconsecrated in 1962.

The church is situated in the former industrial mill town of Laragh, Co.Monaghan between the towns of Carrickmacross and Castleblayney.

It is open to the public on Sunday's and Bank Holiday Monday's 12-6pm. There is no entry fee but donations are gladly accepted. There are tea making facilities. (A great place to visit on a rainy Sunday afternoon).

Location details:

54.048055, -6.771832
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Written 28 July 2015
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