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Simplicity at its best!

A simple but beautiful Anglican church with wooden interiors for the pew and altar. The words on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bronx, New York
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Beautiful building!

Stopped here, as we frequently have done over the years, returning from a trip to Donegal. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mullingar, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A simple but beautiful Anglican church with wooden interiors for the pew and altar. The words on backdrop behind the altar reminds one of the Ángels glorifying Christ at his birth. Outside the church is a memorial and grave site of one of the greatest...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here, as we frequently have done over the years, returning from a trip to Donegal. This is the first time I've actually been inside the church. Beautiful building with many fabulous plaques erected in memory of deceased loved ones around the walls. Would touch...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area was interesting built on the fact of being the Burial place of W B Yeats, The church is in excellent repair and has a very friendly rector. The graveyard could do with a bit of an upgrade

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 6th century Catholic monastery was razed by a local Irish Chieftan in the 12th century, and the 19th c. neo-gothic St. Columba's Church of Ireland built upon it is charming but of lesser interest than the 10th-11th c. Celtic Cross and Tower that remain...More

Thank Joe O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the grave of WB Yeats can be found at Drumcliffe Monastery. The monastery was founded by St. Colmcille in 574. The 11th c. cross depicted Adam and Eve, Cain slaying Abel, Daniel in the lion’s den, Christ in glory on the east face, the presentation...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This nice little church has some old elements in it and interesting memorial stones. The local volunteer guardian was most friendly in explaining and showing us around

Thank JC500
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We stopped as we wanted to have a look at Yeat's grave (which we had to search for until we found it as we all kinda expected something bigger), and had a look at the church as well. And yeah, it's a normal church for...More

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Peter L, Public Relations Manager at Drumcliffe Church, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hello KyFlynn, Thank you very much for your comment. I'm sorry, but it appears you must have visited when our tour guides were not onsite. Drumcliffe is the location of an ancient monastery founded by St. Columba in the year 574AD. There is countless artefacts...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is worth a visit. Wonderful welcome from Lady minster. Very well presented. Like to see seat by Yeats grave.

Thank Ryanlingus
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We stopped here on a tour to see the grave of WB Yeats. The burial ground is old and well cared for, as is the beautiful church next to it.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 28 April 2018

St. Columba's Church of Ireland is a lovely and peaceful retreat. It's cemetery is the final resting place for Irish playwright and poet William Butler Yeats.

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