Trip Planner: Europe / Ireland / Province of Munster / County Kerry / Dingle Peninsula / Dingle / Kilmalkedar Church
A simple beauty surrounds Kilmalkedar Church, a Romanesque church founded in the 7th century by St. Maolcethair. Look for an alphabet stone with both 6th-century Latin writing and an inscribed cross inside, plus a sundial stone and holed ogham stones outside. This site is associated strongly with St. Brendan, who, according to legend, lived here. Keep in mind this destination can be a little difficult to find, so take a map on your journey. Use our Dingle trip planner to add Kilmalkedar Church and other attractions to your Dingle vacation plans.
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Kilmalkedar Church Reviews
The Dingle area is full of great things to see. If you go slowly enough, you can stop to investigate everything you come across. This church is like many others, but the scenery and sights are so... more »
We found our way here at the end of a long day with really rough weather and it was exactly how it was supposed to be. This place is magical, tucked away into a far corner, full of history and views..... more »
Several important archaeological features including an impressive stone cross and stone sundial. The old part of the site has a beautiful atmosphere. A shame that one listed monument is behind a locked and barbed wired gate.
Beautiful old church and every one is different.
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