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Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2210
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Very beautiful church with dedication to a patriot.

My wife and I really enjoyed the experience of Daniel O'Connell's Church. When we entered, we made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matty B
Donabate, Ireland
via mobile
Felt like we were snooping

Ok visit, it was practically abandoned bar one person lighting a candle, lights were off, etc... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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“lay person” (3 reviews)
“small town” (3 reviews)
Church Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2210

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the experience of Daniel O'Connell's Church. When we entered, we made a donation for some holy water and a magnet, both of which we still have. There were a small group of woman who were praying with the rosary...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok visit, it was practically abandoned bar one person lighting a candle, lights were off, etc. Beautiful example of eclesiastical architecture

Thank MauveMountain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe because I am a fan of Irish history that I am biased when reviewing this church. The fact it was built just prior to the famine period in Ireland, with the hard earned cash of the very poor local congregation, and that it is...More

Thank mdheffernan2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing, could be in Paris, the architecture is stunning and the stained glass windows are beautiful.

Thank bellewaterford
Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you didn't yet know all about the greatest Irishman maybe you could start here by visiting this great memorial building in memory of who many call the greatest. truly amazing!

Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The outside of the Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church is massive and right on the main street that runs through Cahersiveen. You can easily pull over and visit it - for free. Of course offerings are encouraged and are worth giving to visit such a beautiful...More

Thank Angelina M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

An enormous church in the centre of a small town. There is a small shop selling nice things and lots of opportunity for lighting candles.

Thank reallywrenchit
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is not just a tourist attraction but an active community church, named after Daniel O'Connell, AKA The Liberator or The Emancipator. If you don't know who Daniel O'Connell was, he was an Irish political leader who campaigned for Catholic emancipation, including the right for...More

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

What a beautiful church - full of history and so lovely. Well worth a visit. You will love it - well worth a visit.

Thank ArdMhacha
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This church is huge, gothic revival, and lovely. The only Catholic Church in Ireland not named after a saint.

Thank Fleecebrain
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10 November 2016|
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Response from Maureen B | Reviewed this property |
Construction began in 1875 and first Mass was in 1902. This is the only church in Ireland not named after a saint but a lay person who was born in Cahersiveen 100 years previously. In the graveyard the grave of Mgr Hugh... More