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A return to Killala

Many years ago when I was first in Ireland, in Mayo, Killala was a favourite place and a joy to be... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
RoseMarigold77
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Inishbiggle, Ireland
Killala, with its inclusive history, Tower, sprinkled treasures & vistas -poses an impressive worthy stop

Killala grew on me as a walkabout town and leaves fine fresh memories . It has multitude of nooks... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
preglad
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New York
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Many years ago when I was first in Ireland, in Mayo, Killala was a favourite place and a joy to be back nearby, Driving to Killalla from Ballina, the skyine is breathtaking and HOME,. The tower and the cathedral outlined above the town. I drove...More

Thank RoseMarigold77
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Killala grew on me as a walkabout town and leaves fine fresh memories . It has multitude of nooks and crannies, an atmospheric church or two, impressive captain's house and wharf area and the famous well preserved and slightly re-engineered tower. I couldn't agree more...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you're near Killala, it's worth having a look at this very well preserved Round Tower. Information is written just outside and inside the entrance.

Thank Eily1961
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Fine example of a round tower read up the bit of history has survived the passage of time well as is in remarkable condition

Thank _kennedypaul2
Reviewed 8 November 2016

An impressive and imposing round tower in an historic village. It is situated beside a 17th century deanery and carparking. You can only get a good photograph or view when you are a bit removed from it.

Thank PatOcarson
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I could only see the tower from the street, I could not figure out how to get close to it. Maybe a few signs would help.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's a shame there isn't more made of this very good example of a round tower. It is a landmark and draws you to it, but its surroundings are unkempt and there's a ruin of a house in front. Much more could be made of...More

Thank CatCymru6
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Specifically went via Killala to see Cathedral & round tower. Former closed, latter let down by surroundings, very poor explanatory panels & total lack of welcome to tourists in village. Was anyone even aware of the significance of the village in 1798?

Thank Donal M
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The Round Tower in Killala is located in a most incongruous place, with all the land around claimed for other purposes. It would originally have stood in a monastic settlement, which would probably have included the area where the Church of Ireland now stands. The...More

Thank Con-Mara
Reviewed 16 October 2015

In the centre of town, not open internally, interesting story re lightening strike leaving a bulge in the towers side

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