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We attended mass here and it was quite different from the Basilica, but interesting none the less... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Elizabeth B
Edmond, Oklahoma
Carmelite Dublin pilgrimage

Worth visiting. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is a very moving and beautiful experience. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Sandra W
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Completed in 1958, this humongous, modern concrete church, is part of the Sanctuary of our Lady of Lourdes, a popular pilgrimage destination among Catholics. It was built in anticipation of the large crowds expected to attend during the centenary celebration of the apparitions of the...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I know this was built to accommodate large amounts of people for the culmination of the Blessed sacrament processions and for indoor masses when the weather is bad outside but this is just really unacceptable.It is cold stale and is not fitting for church events.It...More

1  Thank polkadotpilgrim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place of worship is immense, but it is very modern in style. It does not have the charm of the sanctuaries. It feels more like a huge gymnasium for sports events or concerts.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended mass here and it was quite different from the Basilica, but interesting none the less. It is a very modern type of building and around the perimeter were numerous images of the Blessed Virgin Mary from different countries throughout the ages. It is...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Worth visiting. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is a very moving and beautiful experience. Very interesting to see the pictures of the saints hanging from the ceiling

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for the international mass, which is my favourite. I love the procession that takes place. This is on 2 days a week Wednesday and Friday.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This basilica is immense and can host 25000 pilgrims. It must be the largest church ìn Europe!!! It is recommended to attend international Masses.

Thank Ivano62
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to see. Such modern look as it’s underground it’s like the size of a football stadium. There was a service going on when we visited and the acoustics were stunning. It feels like your walking into an underground car park but your not!...More

Thank craigbelper
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

By far this was the mass where I have seen tens of thousands of people in!! Amazing our religion, isn't it!?

Thank Katrin Ann K
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Was at the Basilica nearly two hours before mass commenced so that we could have a good place. The International Mass took nearly two whole hours. It was packed with pilgrims and sick people, however, the serenity, joyful singing and participation of the congregation from...More

Thank Anna Maria M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited here many times and always find it very moving. Each day at 5pm there is mass for the sick. All the sick people are brought in here on beds and in wheelchairs. It is always very special. Around the inside are pictures of...More

Thank TessO2014
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I never knew there was an underground church in this day and age. This is one massive, impressive building. We and several hundred faithful were there for the blessing of the sick and Adoration. Wonderful experience - one I will not forget.

Thank Diane J
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