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Address: Ballina, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 96 70848
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Very beautiful building

Was a little awestruck thinking of the number of births, mariages and deaths of many a relative in the building

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Naples, Florida
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County Mayo, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went into the grounds of the cathedral to buy a mass bouquet for someone who is ill. The lady in the card shop was one of the rudest people of have ever come across. All her answers were sharp and it was as if I had done something terrible to actually want some help with knowing which card to... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Was a little awestruck thinking of the number of births, mariages and deaths of many a relative in the building

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to mass at this cathedral which is beautiful and well worth a visit. It is being restored but has beautiful features.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This beautiful Cathedral. Built during famine times has become the icon of Ballina. Situated on the banks of the world famous River Moy , the Salmon Capital of Ireland. On a beautiful sunny day it was a joy to behold men expertly fly fishing for Salmon against a backdrop of a magnificent Cathedral. After absorbing this tranquillity I visited the... More 

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Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were staying in Ballina for a few days recently and visited the cathedral while we were there I am a big fan of Mary Robinson a previous president of Ireland who was born in a house opposite the cathedral. There is a museum dedicated to her life in this house which was unfortunately closed on the day we were... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

St. Muredach's Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Killala is located in Ballina on the banks of the River Moy. It was built in the Victorian Gothic style and building work began in 1827. The stone was quarried locally and the roof and ceiling were completed before the Great Famine of 1845 perhaps about 1834 or before..... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

we took a few minutes to reflect at the cathederal, and we never fail to be in awe of its beauty It has a quiet stillness that gives a calmness within a busy day The building is in renovations at the moment, But everything continues on

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We have visited the Cathedral for several family events and the way the services that have been conducted is well set up and well run. The Cathedral is well cared for and has lovely flowers on display. The priests are very friendly and ready to explain anything you don't understand. All books are provided or leaflets with details of the... More 

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Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

A stunningly beautiful cathedral, currently undergoing renovations but does nothing to detract from its beauty. The stained glass features are fabulous.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

It's currently undergoing some refurbishment so was part covered in plastic and scaffolding but you can still appreciate the grandeur of the building. We lit some candles and were approached by an elderly gentleman who told us to watch out for muggers to be fair we felt very safe in Ballina.

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