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Duiske Abbey

Upper Main Street | Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
0503/24238
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A Truly Beautiful Cathedral

The cathedral, both exterior and interior, is beautiful with a very interesting history. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James M
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Wittenberg, Wisconsin
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Visited the beautiful Duiske Abbey today..the sun was shining through the magnificent stain glass... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Paudisgirl1
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Upper Main Street | Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
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0503/24238

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral, both exterior and interior, is beautiful with a very interesting history. The adjoining cemetery has at least two high cross headstones. I would agree with previously posted reviews that it's a place to slow down and enjoy.

Thank James M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the beautiful Duiske Abbey today..the sun was shining through the magnificent stain glass windows and it was breathtaking. Beautifully maintained Abbey

Thank Paudisgirl1
Reviewed 9 July 2017

lovely beautiful church, not overdone, simple and beautiful roof. it has retained the best bits of the old abbey. some churches you go to are overblown with design, not here

Thank Donal F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Duiske Abbey doesn't look that exciting from outside but step inside and it is quite a different story, with the light streaming in from the beautiful arched windows. The abbey is in daily use so as well as us tourists you will find regular worshipers....More

Thank PaulHFromCranley
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I just think that Duiske Abbey is one of the most beautiful Abbies I have ever seen ! It is just spectacular !

Thank Trucks20
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Beautiful, peaceful Abbey in a homely town.Such a joy to visit this amazing place, to sit and ponder and light a candle.

Thank BB-Kildare
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Abbey in Graignamamagh,lovely town with a great history...Abbey lovely and peaceful to just sit in ,light a candle...

Thank kkcatt
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Such a simply restored abbey that presents a great spiritual location for a wedding. Grandeur, presence & a hundred thousand welcomes. Cead mile failte 🍀 The oldest Cistertian abbey in Ireland.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

While attempting to visit a nearby restaurant that closes on Mondays we then went to nearest village looking for somewhere to eat. We ended up being urged by the waitress there to visit the Abbey. Never knew about this so we were amazed and astonished...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visited here on the recommendation of the girl in the Coffee on High cafe. Well worth going to see. Met a very nice 83 year old man there who gave us a lot of interesting info about the abbey. The village is also a beautiful...More

Thank lizzie4916
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