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Drumcliffe Church

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Lovely church

Interesting church but can be busy. Sadly when we were there young children were being allowed to... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Pam S
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London, United Kingdom
Lovers of Poetry must visit!

The Church is very pretty, with beautiful detail. As a lover of WB Yeats work, I wanted to see his... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Trekkieboots
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside this church, the walls have been stripped back to the bare stone which is not how this church was meant to be viewed as the walls are meant to be plastered. Interesting momuments on the walls to past local parishioners.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Interesting church but can be busy. Sadly when we were there young children were being allowed to run round screaming at the tops of their voices - in a church! Nonetheless, worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Church is very pretty, with beautiful detail. As a lover of WB Yeats work, I wanted to see his final resting place. The Church is only a few minutes drive outside of Sligo and worth the visit. There is a lovely little Cafe and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Worth a 15 minute stop on the main road from Sligo to Donegal, this is the burial place of WB Yeates the poet. There is not much else to see unless you want to wander round the old graveyard with its collection of old Celtic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The visitor is immediately imbued with a sense of serenity here. A beautiful church and cemetery encompassed by a peaceful walled garden. There is a very moving memorial to Yeats outside the churchyard. The early 19th century church, built in the neo-gothic style, is full...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcellus61
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My husband and I visited the church recently and it was so pretty! The grounds are well kept and the graves very old. We found it fascinating to walk around and read all the tombstones. We also visited the poet Yeat's grave while we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Beautiful church at a site of an old monastery and the burial site of Poet W.B.Yates. Note the many old gravestones and a huge Celtic cross.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is such a beautiful church. I was in awe of the great craftsmanship of the interior. One of my favorite things on the grounds was the huge old celtic cross. It was a great place to wander around. The old headstones are always interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 26 August 2018

1809 church built on the site of an old monastery founded between 900 and 1200. W.B. Yeats father was a rector here and W.B. Yeats is buried here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LAEricson
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A quaint little church under the shadow of Benbulben Mountain. The burial ground of W. B. Years “Cast a cold eye, On life, On death, Horseman pass by. Buried in 1939. Nicely kept graveyard, lovely little church with a colourful back wall “Holy, Holy, Holy,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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