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Address: Newman University Church 87A Saint Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

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Weekend Mass - amazing music and homily **Highly Recommend While in Dublin**

I was in Dublin for a week and decided to attend this Catholic church for mass. I was in awe on the historical beauty of this church. Also I would definitely recommend anyone in... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
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upstate new york
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was in Dublin for a week and decided to attend this Catholic church for mass. I was in awe on the historical beauty of this church. Also I would definitely recommend anyone in the are on the weekend looking for a beautiful church to check it out. 1 liturgy at 11am on Sundays. The church has a long history... More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stepping inside it is immediately obvious why here is such a sought after and fashionable venue for weddings. It really is exceptionally special and beautiful. Commissioned by the redoubtable Cardinal Newman it was completed in the 1850s according to the Neo-Byzantine style. The entrance vestibule itself is impressive with a grand oblong dark wooden ceiling and a number of memorial... More 

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A very unusual church the was made by converting a Georgian house and it's garden.the resulting building is therefore very narrow and long .well worth a visit if you on saint Stephan s green .

1 Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This small byzantine-style church is situated on St. Stephen's Green yet could be easily missed. It breathes history - Cardinal Newman's association makes it an important church. But it is also quite simple a stunning oasis in the city centre - perfect for a few minutes relaxation and reflection.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

University Church ( never mind the Newman bit - this is a piece of UCD marketing) is a gem! On the edge of Stephen's Green, it has a very small presence and it is very easy to miss it. Don't... Go inside... it won't take long and you will find a wonderful example of a Byzantine style nineteenth century church...... More 

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South Whitley, Indiana
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

We were passing by and went in to see the church. It is truly a beautiful building inside. The murals tell a beautiful story.

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

My wife and I were walking by and came upon this very interesting church. Cardinal Newman was one of the great intellects of the Catholic Church and it was interesting to see his statue here and see the church.

Thank BennyMalaga
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

Inspired by Cardinal Newman this small church is unique in Ireland for its byzantine decoration and it is worth popping in when walking around St Stephen's Green

Thank Rory M
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

It’s not a spectacular church, but a small, quiet one. But it is precisely the quietness and the tranquility of the place that makes it so wonderful. That, and the colorful marbles that cover the walls. It felt like time had stopped. It even felt weird to think that you were still in Dublin. I wouldn’t go there if I... More 

Thank evaruja
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

This is a marvellous atmospheric church in Dublin on St Stephen's Green with some great art work and a fascinating history. Well worth dropping in for a look and if you want to hear mass you can join the pious office workers in the area at 1.05 pm every week day.

Thank Gugawn

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