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Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas

Nun's Island, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 577
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One of the nost beautiful churches I have seen

This is a lovely building from the outside, but the interior is among the most beautiful I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan L
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Sydney, Australia
The Official Name of Galway Cathedral

Beautiful Cathedral (not one of the old ones, but rather built this century). There are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
csarchibald
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San Marcos, California
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Nun's Island, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely building from the outside, but the interior is among the most beautiful I have seen. Apart from the serenity, the combination of colours and lighting effects produces a very special aura. It is worth walking all the way around in order...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Cathedral (not one of the old ones, but rather built this century). There are beautiful Stained Glass windows, mosaics, etc. in the cathedral. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly beautiful and captivating to walk through and view the stained glass and architecture both inside and outside.

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Though not old, build in 1965, this is a beautiful place to visit. The architecture, and interior are stunning. Make sure to interact with the door greeter who will gladly tell stories of the old prison that used to reside on these grounds along with...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We visited on a really grey and wet day so this probably influenced our view, but from the outside the building is pretty uninspiring and dull. What a change on the inside! Big, light and built of beautifully crafted granite with a marvellous (pretty sure)...More

Thank Glaws
Reviewed 19 July 2017

1965 building, but looks older! Definitely worth a visit, beautiful stained glass windows and figurative stations of the cross. Choir sings at 11 am mass on Sundays from September to June inclusive and this month I attended an amazing organ recital on Thursday evening. I...More

Thank clare w
Reviewed 1 May 2017

You can walk from the bay to the cathedral because it is quite close. The cathedral reminds us of some other European buildings but a picture from the bridge is worthy.

Thank MariaESpain
Reviewed 3 April 2017

ThiS is the proper name of the church, otherwise known as theGalway cathedral. Beautiful church, the river and bridge As you approach

Thank Sullivan0327
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Eleven a.m. mass on 26th Feb with excellent choir was most impressive. Beautiful setting on the Corrib close to thr University and famous weir. The sound system , comfortable pews and temprature were all very good.

Thank swimking2015
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Take a bit of time to visit, set down, and reflect upon all that He has given you and yours, health, safety, love, and salvation. This is a beautifully old church, steeped in history, and very welcoming, even in the quiet of the day. The...More

Thank Paula U
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