"There are old 'mystic'..." Dublin Off The Beaten Path Tip by Nobbe

Dublin Off The Beaten Path: 303 reviews and 389 photos

 
 

There are old 'mystic' buildings everywhere. Don't forget to check them out. This is the <font color=blue>St Audoen's Church of Ireland</font>. That's one of the oldest existing churches in Dublin. A norman church to St Ouen was built here in 1190 to replace an earlier structure dedicated to St Colmcille. It is said to have the oldest bells in Ireland with three bells dating from 1423 hanging in the tower. In the main porch is stored an early christian gravestone known as the Lucky Stone which has been kept here since before 1309 and has many strange legends connected with it. Much of the church lies in ruins, the main nave been used for services only.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

Nobbe

“I am just a dreamer - but you are just a dream!”

Online Now

Male

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 1 0 2 5

Have you been to Dublin?

  Share Your Travels