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This was very touching

This is a memorial to Charles De Gaulle and commemorates his visit to Sneem and his appreciation of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
Rugged memorial fits in with the surroundings

This memorial fits in with the beautiful and rugged surrounding since it is a carving onto a slab... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
silverbrook
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London, Canada
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N70 Corner Park | N70 and R568, Sneem, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a memorial to Charles De Gaulle and commemorates his visit to Sneem and his appreciation of the village and its inhabitants. After De Gaulle left the office of the president of France in 1969, he needed to just get away from it all...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This memorial fits in with the beautiful and rugged surrounding since it is a carving onto a slab of rock that looks like it is also from the area. Although I would not go out of my way to see this memorial, it is worth...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Just a stone to remind that Charles de Gaulle stay for a while in the village ater he finished the presidency on France

Thank Okealany
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A small monument to De Gaulle who h Interacted with the village at some time. You would not go there for this, that's for sure

Thank Auscoach
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ok .its the holiday photo opp but thats it! The village is beautiful and a sleepy town full of cafe's and niche shops. The view of the falls from the bridge is great but ad for the de gaul monument ? Move on

1  Thank unkybuck
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Kelly's bakery was great. We didn't camp in the camp ground but it looked AWESOME. Lots of coffee shops to choose from.

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Sneem is an interesting albeit small village on the Ring of Kerry. Everything is pretty much in and around a small park/common in the center of town. There are a couple of monuments, including the Charles de Gaulle Memorial. We took the obligatory photos. It...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Walked by this memorial for Charles de Gaulle,it's O.K. it could do with a little uplift and clean, it would make a nice place for your sambo's if the seating was better.

Thank Marian J
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A fairly nondescript memorial to Charles de Gaulle. The previous review of this attraction did a good job describing de Gaulle's connection to Sneem. This memorial is located at Sneem's main square/park.

Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Charles de Gaulle visited Sneem several times, most notably after he resigned the French presidency in 1969, and had high praise for the restful character and friendly nature of the town. This simple memorial, created by sculptor Alan Hall, consists of a plaque and a...More

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