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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
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
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
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
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