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Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

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Address: Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
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Magnificent church

Attended mass on two days of the three we were in the town. Beautiful inside, magnificent altar, school mass on the Friday. Also Memorial centre with information and shop.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 February 2017
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Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Attended mass on two days of the three we were in the town. Beautiful inside, magnificent altar, school mass on the Friday. Also Memorial centre with information and shop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

After such a long drive to get to Cahersiveen, its nice to break the trip and just walk around. This nice church in the middle of town and is slightly different from some of the other ones is just that nice break.

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

There are so many beautiful churches in Ireland and this one rates right up with the best of them. The ONLY church in Ireland not named after a saint. If you are doing the Ring of Kerry, don't miss this stop in Cahersiven.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Fascinating visit to the only catholic church commemorating a lay man - the liberator ... an Irish gandhi figure

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This church is the memorial church for one of Ireland's greatest sons, which makes it worth a stop when you are around. The church is huge (for a town of that size), impressive on the outside and surprisingly decent on the inside. I would say, nothing special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful serene church. Peaceful to say the least. In the heart of caherseveen town Kerry . Caitlin wanted to light a candle for her grandad pat , whom she never met , RIP . but always thinks of him . And to add nanny Rosemary to the list for mass being said the following week, for her legs to get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church in the center of the town. Not your typical design with the tall steeple like you see in other Catholic churches in Ireland. Nice stain glass and altar.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I live on the Ring but rarely in Cahersiveen so did not know the Church well. A busy active place yesterday, with the rosary being prayed and the visit from what looked like hundreds of tiny schoolchildren walking in pairs holding hands; preparing for the end of term/year Mass the teachers told me, A delightful sight.. There is now a... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We visited this church as it is in the very heart of Caheriveen and were not disappointed. The quiet atmosphere inside is in direct contrast to the busy street outside. When visiting, there was a prayer group saying the Rosary and this added to the atmosphere. Mgr Hugh O'Flaherty's final resting place is in the graveyard. A great place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

A nice medium size Gothic Church. It's beautiful gothic interior is nicely decorated with some tile murals and 14 scenes of Christ from his judgment, crucifixation, and resurrection. The gothic arches are amazing architecture.

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