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Address: Loughrea, Ireland
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Not to be missed if you like stained glass

St Brendan's exterior is nothing special but the stained glass windows and the stations of the cross paintings are well worth a visit. Really there should be much more publicity... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Brighton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Brendan's exterior is nothing special but the stained glass windows and the stations of the cross paintings are well worth a visit. Really there should be much more publicity about the windows.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Very old and intresed place read the history you will be surprised raging the museum was closed but still worth the vist

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brecon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A bit steep to walk up to,but well worth the effort.Lovely,clean exterior.Fantastc view from the top of the steps.

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Rye, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

St. Brendan's is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I've seen in my travels. The stained glass is magnificent and includes works by Michael Healy, my second favorite stained glass artist after Harry Clarke. The stained glass behind the altar and in the rose window is breathtaking. The church's interior is beautiful, with great marble and stonework. If I had... More 

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Thank NHjo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This cathedral is one of the finest in the West of Ireland. While most people focus on the stunning stained glass, the marble is almost as stunning. Well worth stopping off. No fees.

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a lovely surprise, we found it wandering around Loughrea. It's really beautiful and the stained glass is stunning, so detailed. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Liz H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went to St Brendan's Cathedral for a wedding. It's a very beautiful space with fabulous stonework and stained glass windows - well worth a visit if you're in Loughrae

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

This cathedral is a feast for the eyes and the spirit. The sanctuary is a wonderful combination of the old Latin rite placement of the altar and the post-Vatican II changes. The stained glass windows are magnificent portraying familiar religious scenes. The marble on the walls is truly beautiful. It took my breath away to see all this opulence in... More 

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cambridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Attended a wedding in a little bit of heaven. Stunning stain class windows.Hard pews but what the heck.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Such a beautiful Cathedral overlooking the beautiful lake- if this is your thing then don't miss out and be sure to call across the road for a fabulous '99' ice cream when your finished!

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