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St. Mary’s Cathedral Killarney (1842-1852)
St. Mary’s Cathedral Killarney (1842-1852) 935 529 admin

Killarney Cathedral, Also known as St. Mary’s Cathedral or the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, this is an important landmark in Killarney dramatic façade with tall, narrow arched lancet windows and pointed roofs.

This Gothic Revival cathedral was designed by famous English architect Augustus Pugin . When commissioned in 1840, he set about making a homage to a cathedral that he loved, Salisbury Cathedral in England,

St Marys Cathedral “architect Augustus Pugin – 1840)
St Marys Cathedral “architect Augustus Pugin – 1840) 780 518 admin

Did you know! Construction of the cathedral was paused during the terrible Great Famine, when the sick and dying found refuge and care here inside a makeshift hospital.

Question and answer: Deenagh Lodge (1834)
Question and answer: Deenagh Lodge (1834) 780 518 admin

Deenagh Lodge was built in 1834 and is located at the entrance of Killarney National Park beside the river Deenagh The lodge has beautiful features including a traditional decorated thatched roof, overhanging eaves, verges, and Tudor style chimneys

The O’Donoghue Legend Sculpture
The O’Donoghue Legend Sculpture 780 518 admin

Did you know! It is  widely believed in Killarney that O’Donoghue rises out of the waters of Lough Leane  on his horse   at the dawn on May Day every seventh year.   However it isn’t known which year is the seventh!

Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty (1898 – 1963)
Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty (1898 – 1963) 780 518 admin

Did you know! The Film Scarlet and the Black (1983). The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican the film tells the story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty

Tom Crean – Irish Antarctic Explorer (February 1877 – July 1938)
Tom Crean – Irish Antarctic Explorer (February 1877 – July 1938) 221 221 admin

Did you know! Tom Crean an Irish Antarctic, An adventurous young man despite his age, his Goal was to seek a better future then was to be had in Annascaul, County Kerry.

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