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St. Brendan's Cathedral

Loughrea, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Lovely church. Known in artistic circles for its famous stained glass windows. Nice well tended... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Mike D
Loughrea, Ireland
via mobile
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Visited St Brendans a few weeks ago.As with all churches the outside layout is fairly... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Liam p
Youghal, Ireland
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Loughrea, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely church. Known in artistic circles for its famous stained glass windows. Nice well tended grounds.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Visited St Brendans a few weeks ago.As with all churches the outside layout is fairly standard.However the interior is beautifully fitted out and the only regret I had was I had too little time in this magnificent building.However I hope to rectify the situation on...More

1  Thank Liam p
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The stained glass in this building needs to be seen in bright sunlight, it is spectacular. It is not a particularly large building but what it lacks in size it makes up for in quality. Definitely worth a detour to see this and Loughrea town.

1  Thank pullensinkilrickle
Reviewed 20 February 2017

St Brendan's exterior is nothing special but the stained glass windows and the stations of the cross paintings are well worth a visit. Really there should be much more publicity about the windows.

1  Thank Liskeenan
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very old and intresed place read the history you will be surprised raging the museum was closed but still worth the vist

Thank cazcazsmith
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A bit steep to walk up to,but well worth the effort.Lovely,clean exterior.Fantastc view from the top of the steps.

Thank BreconEmily
Reviewed 8 October 2016

St. Brendan's is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I've seen in my travels. The stained glass is magnificent and includes works by Michael Healy, my second favorite stained glass artist after Harry Clarke. The stained glass behind the altar and in the rose window...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This cathedral is one of the finest in the West of Ireland. While most people focus on the stunning stained glass, the marble is almost as stunning. Well worth stopping off. No fees.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was a lovely surprise, we found it wandering around Loughrea. It's really beautiful and the stained glass is stunning, so detailed. Well worth a visit.

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went to St Brendan's Cathedral for a wedding. It's a very beautiful space with fabulous stonework and stained glass windows - well worth a visit if you're in Loughrae

Thank Anna B
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