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Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2210
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Surprising find on the Ring of Kerry

Located right on the famous Ring of Kerry, the Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church is a surprising... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Kansas City, Missouri
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This is the only Catholic church in Ireland not named after a saint. The full name is 'Daniel... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
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Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2210

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Located right on the famous Ring of Kerry, the Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church is a surprising find on the tour. One expects the tourist shops and stunning views of the Irish countryside along with smaller parish churches. This church is really more of a cathedral...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is the only Catholic church in Ireland not named after a saint. The full name is 'Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church of the Holy Cross' and Irish people in America, Australia, England and Scotland were ask to fund its construction.. Priests were sent to America...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Beautiful sereen on the banks of Atlantic ocean inlet. wonderful little town great for shopping for bit while staying at Mannix Point Camp. Several B and B's in the area The church was named for Daniel because he paif for it to be built it...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church. Wonderful stained glass windows. Incredible architecture. Well worth a visit. A nice quiet haven.

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the experience of Daniel O'Connell's Church. When we entered, we made a donation for some holy water and a magnet, both of which we still have. There were a small group of woman who were praying with the rosary...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Ok visit, it was practically abandoned bar one person lighting a candle, lights were off, etc. Beautiful example of eclesiastical architecture

Thank MauveMountain
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Maybe because I am a fan of Irish history that I am biased when reviewing this church. The fact it was built just prior to the famine period in Ireland, with the hard earned cash of the very poor local congregation, and that it is...More

Thank mdheffernan2017
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Amazing, could be in Paris, the architecture is stunning and the stained glass windows are beautiful.

Thank bellewaterford
Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you didn't yet know all about the greatest Irishman maybe you could start here by visiting this great memorial building in memory of who many call the greatest. truly amazing!

Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The outside of the Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church is massive and right on the main street that runs through Cahersiveen. You can easily pull over and visit it - for free. Of course offerings are encouraged and are worth giving to visit such a beautiful...More

Thank Angelina M
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Response from Maureen B | Reviewed this property |
Construction began in 1875 and first Mass was in 1902. This is the only church in Ireland not named after a saint but a lay person who was born in Cahersiveen 100 years previously. In the graveyard the grave of Mgr Hugh... More