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Very cool!

The St. Columba's Church is worth the short walk. It is an imposing structure that ihas a small... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
StenMSY
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Wonderful Medieval Church

We visited here and it was undergoing renovation, so we just saw it from the outside, (although we... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
QGJohn
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Davie, Florida
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10 Jul 2018
“Very cool!”
5 Jun 2018
“Wonderful Medieval Church”
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Saint Columba's Church Church Road, Swords, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The St. Columba's Church is worth the short walk. It is an imposing structure that ihas a small graveyard next to it. The Swords round Tower, built in the 6th century, is also next to the church, along with a square clock tower. It gives...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We visited here and it was undergoing renovation, so we just saw it from the outside, (although we could see in the main doors).

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The church is in a lovely setting high above the river that flows through Swords. It is in need of repair and there is a sign on the boundary wall asking for donations to save the Church. It’s a pity the church is not open...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The tour was given by Andrea .It was an excellent tour giving us information on the history of St .Columbas Church ,the Round Tower and Clock Tower . It is a site dating back to 560 when St .Colmcille founded a monastery there..Thr Round tower...More

1  Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This church is situated next to the tower. Magnificent and well-worth a visit. Both are in the center of Swords, a lovely, very walkable town.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a beautiful 15th C church but rather dark. But the Bell tower is to die for. A gorgeous 12-13th C tower unlike any you have seen, are at least I have seen. The church grounds are great and it is all free. also...More

1  Thank James W
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