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Franciscan Friary

The Presbytery Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31066
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An AWESOME Church

Even though this church is very old, it is still in use and it is amazingly beautiful. We have... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Imelda49
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Colorado
A Place Not to be Missed.

An absolutely gorgeous Church. We got there just as a Novitiate was locking up, but he allowed us... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
tnslp
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U.S.A
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“stained glass” (6 reviews)
“mosaic work” (2 reviews)
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The Presbytery Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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353-64-31066
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Even though this church is very old, it is still in use and it is amazingly beautiful. We have visited so many churches in Ireland and find most of them rather stark. The wall behind the altar (the reredos) of this church is completely carved...More

Thank Imelda49
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

An absolutely gorgeous Church. We got there just as a Novitiate was locking up, but he allowed us to go in and have a quick look around. The stained glass was beautiful. Very ornate altar & side altar. Wish I had more time to take...More

1  Thank tnslp
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Friary is worth a quick stop to say a short prayer and/or appreciate the stained glass windows & architecture. It's across the street from a shopping mall referred to as an "outlet." Neither will require much time.

1  Thank JKorW
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Well worth a visit, very beautiful and a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the town. Nice place to get mass cards in the Friary. Close to the train station so very central.

Thank MsIreland2
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A visit on the Feast of the Assumption renews ones faith in the Church in these difficult times. The priest was welcoming and made us all feel special. I will return.

Thank Seán H
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

A very quaint and warm atmosphere for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist on our visit to Killarney, Ireland! Thank-you parishoners!

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Killarney's franciscan friary is absolutely gorgeous.Lovely inside and out and a must see on any visit to Killarney.

1  Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Franciscan friars at Fair Hill have long ministered to the townspeople. The Franciscan tradition is strong in the town, with Friars being associated with the area from the 300's. The Friary itself is a magnificent structure which holds most of its original wood structures...More

1  Thank Clionamac1
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went to mass here on New Year's Day. It is a beautiful church with wonderful stain glass windows. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank mcoffey2016
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's a church, friary, beautiful gardens and even a bookstore. The church is open fir visits, prayer or lighting candles. Beautiful architecture inside and out.

2  Thank DoloresJacoby
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