I just happened upon this church and it seems to be open most of the time. It is very interesting in that it appears to have been rebuilt and turned on its axis. There is a floor plan explaining it but it is hard to see. I would have loved to have found more history on display. A fantastic building!...
An off the beaten track but well worth th visit to this interesting church. Something that stuck out was the plaque on the wall with Jane Eyre written on it , automatically thought of the novel by Charlotte Bronte. Fascinating story from the lady at the entrance about the families and also how Christopher Columbus was there too. The church...
The church has guide brochures to explain many of the historical features and it wasn't crowded with tourists like some churches can be. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the cemetery surrounding the church!
This is Ireland's largest medieval parish church still in use today. It was a peaceful reprieve from the day's activities. It was delightful to pause and ponder on the past. We appreciated hearing a tour guide describe the importance of the church. St. Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors, provided hope for the seafarers.
This is one of the smaller churches we visited in Ireland but it was very interesting! You can get a guide pamphlet that tells you what you're looking at, which we found very helpful. A nice little stop in Galway!