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A Wet Walk In The Mist

Visited here early on a damp, foggy October morn. Took a soggy walk through a large cow pasture to visit the High Cross and the ruins of the old church and Round Tower. My only... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2013
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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This is a destination visit. It's a long walk from the Dysert ODea Castle and some ruins but well worth it. A most magnificent cross is the marker in the field approaching the church. You must be prepared to climb up and over the church wall on protruding stones. The architecture and stone details are lovely. The cemetery stones are... More 

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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

Visited here early on a damp, foggy October morn. Took a soggy walk through a large cow pasture to visit the High Cross and the ruins of the old church and Round Tower. My only companions were a large herd of dis-interested cows and the heavy, slowly shifting fog. I found it all slightly surreal; a bit eerie, yet incredibly... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

This abandoned church is only a short drive from Killnaboy. It's main features are an Roman archway at the enterance, a Round tower that was struck by lightning and a High Cross in the meadow behind the churchyard. To get to the Highcross you have to climb a little wall behind the church but this should't pose a problem as... More 

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Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Walk through a field of cows to get to this pretty abandoned church and cemetery. Very picturesque, but nothing spectacular. Quiet, and pretty. There is no fee for this church, but if you want to see the inside of the castle you must pay.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2008

A nice and quiet place near Dysart O'Dea Castle. Old church ruin plus monks' escape tower. Beautiful entrance to church ruin with figures in it. Site used as graveyard.

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