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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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Address: John Street, Sligo, Ireland
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353-71-62670
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Wonderful balconyed Cathedral

Magnificent building, stunning high altar with wonderful acoustic for singing. Well worth a visit, just 10 mins from town centre.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
clare w
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Magnificent building, stunning high altar with wonderful acoustic for singing. Well worth a visit, just 10 mins from town centre.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

While driving through Ireland we came across this lovely old cathedra opened in 1874. It is well maintained and cared for and beautifully decorated inside. It felt a very peaceful place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is beautiful. I wish I had been able to attend Mass, but timing was not right. This is a must see if you are visiting Sligo

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Right on the Sligo skyline you can see the imposing building of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with it's main entrance on Temple Street and a secondary stepped entrance on John Street in Sligo Ireland. It is an imposing structure. It is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Elphin. It was designed by the London Architect George... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We went to mass here while in Sligo. This church is seriously impressive. Huge! The interior is very decorative and very very nice. When the priest left the altar at end of mass he seemed to be walking for ages before he was out of sight - as he walked around I could imagine priests doing this same walk in... More 

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Denver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Lovely in a much smaller way; but all the same gorgeous and spiritual features of the magnificent cathedrals of Ireland and the U.K. Well worth ones time to see and experience.

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Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were driving thru Sligo and discovered that the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception was on our route. One of the things we enjoyed in visiting this Cathedral was the beautiful stations of the cross. Its not a large Cathedral in comparison to others in Ireland, but worth a visit.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

So many historic cathedrals are not maintained as well as they once were -- it is so expensive to keep these places painted, cleaned, restored, etc. This one is lovely and maintained as well as any I have ever seen. A peaceful place to stop -- and the Stations of Cross are unusual in their carved designs. I am not... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Not large by a lot of European standards but still some interesting artifacts and architecture to take in.

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

One of the most impressive cathedrals in the country. Well maintained and cared for . Beautifully decorated throughout

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