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Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

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Address: Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
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+353 66 947 2210

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A nice stop for a different sort of view

After such a long drive to get to Cahersiveen, its nice to break the trip and just walk around. This nice church in the middle of town and is slightly different from some of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After such a long drive to get to Cahersiveen, its nice to break the trip and just walk around. This nice church in the middle of town and is slightly different from some of the other ones is just that nice break.

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

There are so many beautiful churches in Ireland and this one rates right up with the best of them. The ONLY church in Ireland not named after a saint. If you are doing the Ring of Kerry, don't miss this stop in Cahersiven.

Thank Will3642
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Fascinating visit to the only catholic church commemorating a lay man - the liberator ... an Irish gandhi figure

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Nuertingen, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This church is the memorial church for one of Ireland's greatest sons, which makes it worth a stop when you are around. The church is huge (for a town of that size), impressive on the outside and surprisingly decent on the inside. I would say, nothing special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful serene church. Peaceful to say the least. In the heart of caherseveen town Kerry . Caitlin wanted to light a candle for her grandad pat , whom she never met , RIP . but always thinks of him . And to add nanny Rosemary to the list for mass being said the following week, for her legs to get... More 

Thank Sandra E
Ansbach, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church in the center of the town. Not your typical design with the tall steeple like you see in other Catholic churches in Ireland. Nice stain glass and altar.

Thank John L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I live on the Ring but rarely in Cahersiveen so did not know the Church well. A busy active place yesterday, with the rosary being prayed and the visit from what looked like hundreds of tiny schoolchildren walking in pairs holding hands; preparing for the end of term/year Mass the teachers told me, A delightful sight.. There is now a... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We visited this church as it is in the very heart of Caheriveen and were not disappointed. The quiet atmosphere inside is in direct contrast to the busy street outside. When visiting, there was a prayer group saying the Rosary and this added to the atmosphere. Mgr Hugh O'Flaherty's final resting place is in the graveyard. A great place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

A nice medium size Gothic Church. It's beautiful gothic interior is nicely decorated with some tile murals and 14 scenes of Christ from his judgment, crucifixation, and resurrection. The gothic arches are amazing architecture.

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Plainville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Visited Christmas of 2013 and the church was decorated with the simplistic things but was still so moving spiritually. Well worth a visit.

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