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Holy Cross Church

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Kenmare, Ireland
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Must see if in Kenmare

Kenmare was one of the prettiest, quaintest and nicest places in Ireland! Holy Cross is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica U
Slatington, Pennsylvania
another beautiful place of peace

We definitely didn't plan to go to the church, but had a few extra minutes before our tour began... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kenmare was one of the prettiest, quaintest and nicest places in Ireland! Holy Cross is a lovely church, worth at least a short visit. Bless yourself and kneel for a short prayer, enjoy the beautiful architecture, stations of the cross, and windows. The village is...More

Thank Monica U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We definitely didn't plan to go to the church, but had a few extra minutes before our tour began. We walked through the front doors and found that Mass was being said and the Priest was about to give Communion, so we didn't really go...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Nice to walk around the village square, have some fresh homemade soup, shop a little, then, walk into a beautiful church where serenity reigns.

Thank valerie115
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I went to the holy cross church to light candles for my mum and dad,My mum and dad both came from kenmare,They both sadly past away last year with in ten weeks of one another.

Thank ejodonoghue
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped by here after reading the reviews, even though it was nearly 6 PM and the church was open. I was impressed at the beautiful design and the stained glass windows. One of the nicest and simplest churches we saw on our Ireland trip...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I visited this church on a recent visit to Kenmare. I was expecting a typical old-style interior for this age of church, but it was rather modern inside. It is very well maintained and bright and airy, and a lovely place to sit for peace....More

Thank GerMeath
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We received news of a death back home, and came here to light a candle for the deceased. The church is lovely and well maintained, with beautiful stained glass and wood carvings. Be sure to look up!

Thank trawicki
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Extremely surprised by the design and colors.I love the woodwork, the vault ceiling, clean cut wall design and stain glass. Beautiful church in and out. Don't miss, its just in the walking distance of downtown.

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Another beautiful chuck.... Worth taking a few minutes here and enjoying it's beauty. Alway slove looking at churches.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Attended a wedding here,the inside is very spacious and the design is stunning for an old but renovated church.

Thank Victor M
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