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Unique

This is a wonderful place if you can get to it - an early Christian - and probably pre-Christian... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
skeoghman
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Graiguenanamagh
Lunch stop

Landed on island to have lunch, Church is undergoing a bit of restoration, after 1000 years why it... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
FXRB65
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Ireland
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3 weeks ago
“Unique”
20 Jun 2017
“Lunch stop”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Waterville, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place if you can get to it - an early Christian - and probably pre-Christian site on a an island in the spectacular setting of Loch Currane - there's a very fine romanesque ruin and a cell with a strange window...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Landed on island to have lunch, Church is undergoing a bit of restoration, after 1000 years why it need some. Really mystical place with great views where you can feel the history

1  Thank FXRB65
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Located on Lough Currane, you can only acces this historic site by boat, so you have to know a local with their own boat, or pay for a crossing to the island, but that isn't cheap and boats are only officially operated during high season....More

2  Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were fortunate to stay at Ann McCarthy's B&B and could have a view of the island both form her home and from a small "harbor" at the end of the lane. Unfortunately for us the one boatman who still had a boat in the...More

4  Thank A C R
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

You need a boat (obviously) but some of the fishing guides will bring you out to wander for a small fee. There is even a mass celebrated in the summer on occasion, too.... It has a ruin that is estimated to be 6th Century -...More

3  Thank Vagabond-Sue
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

One of the least visited and thus more original sites in Waterville is that of Church Island. Church island sits in the middle of Lough Currane (Waterville Lake) and can only be accessed by hiring a boat locally. We hired Ann Mc Carthy's husband the...More

8  Thank Kristen R
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