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Beautiful Church

Stumbled on this while having coffee across the street. Couldn't get a good look as mass was... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Beautiful Franciscan Abbey

The Franciscans have always built less opulent buildings than other groups in the church, but the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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29 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Church”
30 Aug 2017
“Beautiful Franciscan Abbey”
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Saint Francis Abbey 8 Saint Francis Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Stumbled on this while having coffee across the street. Couldn't get a good look as mass was beginning but was able to look around and would like to return. Nice statues and pictures and well decorated altar area.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ScotAlberta
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Franciscans have always built less opulent buildings than other groups in the church, but the simple beauty of this church makes it special. Worth taking the time to stop in and take alook.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a fantastic achievement for this fantastic Church and visit as your passing near City Center on the way to the Cathedral

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Anna N
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The Abbey as it is known locally is run by priests of the Franciscan Order. First founded in 1296 it has been in its current location since the mid17th century. Drop in, stay a while, regardless of your beliefs you will benefit from the peace...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Galway is a tourist city in Ireland and Abby is most popular and beautiful church in Galway Ireland.

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank monroesie
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The Abbey is a beautiful church however the photograph shown here is not the Abbey. I'm not even sure what church it actually is or if it's even in Galway.

Date of experience: April 2014
5  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 6 November 2012

delightfully charming. management and staff helpful in every way. Service went above and beyond what was required. very historical

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank dfraser1
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Was there 3 nights during Galway Race week. Excellent menu for €25 (3courses), which had steak, duck fish etc. Lovely starters, chowders, fish cakes etc. Very efficient friendly staff. So good went back twice more. On the Sat night the upstairs section was closed, so...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank RayInDublin
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Really good casual dining experience in Claregalway just 15 km from city.

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank Faheyj
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Disliked the notes left around asking you to pray for 9 days and guaranteeing your request to come true

2  Thank kellys69
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