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Sacred Heart Church

Roscommon, Ireland
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Possibly the most distinctive building in town

This huge church was designed by Walter Doolin architect, and some time later the spire was added... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vincent D
Roscommon Church.

This is one of the most beautiful churches in Ireland. Its large and spacious. There is seating for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mary F
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Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This huge church was designed by Walter Doolin architect, and some time later the spire was added in 1916 by O'Callaghan and Webb architects of Dublin. The artistic execution of the carved detailing, mosaics, stained glass and interior decoration complement and enhance this imposing church....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful churches in Ireland. Its large and spacious. There is seating for few 1000 people. There are many concerts held here for fundraisers of various kinds. It is a relaxing place to pop into for a qhiet prayer. The...More

Thank mary F
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Sacred Heart Catholic Church has all the magnificence of a European cathedral. It is stately, has a very tall ceiling, has gorgeous mosaics, a beautiful altar, incredible windows and much more. Even the floor is beautiful! From any approach to the city the spire stands...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and peaceful Very accessible for wheelchair users Can be cold so don't stay down the back during ceremonies

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Beautiful church .Warm Nice grotto in grounds .Sacred space to pray Lovely architecture .If you like a quie peaceful place

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We we walked into Sacred Heart Church we were stunned on its sheer size, the columns and the stained glass are beautiful. While we were there the school children were practicing for a special Mass to be held the following day and they were singing,...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

I've seen a lot of churches in Ireland, and Sacred Heart is one of the most beautiful. The stained glass, the carved pulpit, the gold 'frescoes', and the overall architecture were absolutely stunning. I'd go out of my way to see this church.

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

You can see this church from all over Roscommon Town. Unusually big for the size of the town, it is a beautiful building and well worth a visit. Not sure about it's history but someone from the museum told us it was built with Argentinian...More

Thank lavender470
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Sacred Heart Church is one of the most beautiful churches I have ever visited. It is a little hidden from the centre of Roscommon town but really is a magnificent place of worship. The crucifixion scene at the front of the church is breathtaking and...More

Thank Caroline B
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

The art work in this Church is Fantastic, The Church spire can be seen for miles out side Roscommon towm. A Must visit for any one.

Thank Henry H
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