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The ruined cathedral is almost next door to The Burren Centre in Kilfenora, where we enjoyed an... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Roganroy
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Simple space with limestone crosses

This was the 3rd stop on a tour of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. We didn't really have enough... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Ann T
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ruined cathedral is almost next door to The Burren Centre in Kilfenora, where we enjoyed an excellent tea and cake. We did not, however, stay for their film about The Burren. The collection of ancient crosses, erected within the ruined cathedral that now has...More

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was the 3rd stop on a tour of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. We didn't really have enough time to absorb it all. The highlight is a high cross made out of limestone karst. Although it’s in ruins, they still say mass...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Well, I'm an architecture, castle, abbey, high cross and ogham chaser so when I hired a driver and he offered to drive me to see the Kilfenora crosses and abbey I was happy to go. When I arrived, I needed to duck to get through...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stopped here while visiting the nearby tourist center. It's a beautiful, simple church, with lovely stained glass. Several historic crosses in the graveyard.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Easy to get to. Heart of Kilfenora, right beside the The Burren Visitor Centre. Some of the most intact Celtic crosses that I have come across in Ireland. Great stop for a break from the car. Take as little or as much time as you'd...More

Thank Karin T
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Kilfenora is known as a "city of Crosses'. In the center of the village you can find a Cathedral's ruin (from the 12 th century) with Celtic Crosses it he the Cathedral and in the cementery.

Thank Monika T
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What a good place to stop off. Right next to the Burden Visitor centre, where we had coffee and a lovely scone. We just managed to time it between coach tour stops which was lucky ! Tours seem to take priority as one couple were...More

Thank lucille r
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We thought this was wonderful to see. It's history that is immortalized because the church leaders didn't knock down the old one, but built the new now as pat of the exhisting. I'm not religous person , but this is impressive and I'm glad it...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The cathedral ruins have been well preserved and are right next door to the Burren Center in Kilfenora. The area over the old high crosses has a roof covering it and there are placards explaining each cross. It is very informative and the crosses are...More

Thank Geof J
Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the quaint hamlet of Kilfenora, full of great music and tradition, sits the simple beauty of the Kilfenora Cathedral. Dedicated to St. Fachtna who founded the local monastery in the 6th Century, these ruins are evocative of the rough and raw history of the...More

1  Thank Louis G
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