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Killevy (Killeavy) Old Churches, Newry

The site contains two early churches situated back to back. Even earlier, it was the site of a monastery founded by St. Moninna (517) as one of the most important monasteries for nuns in Medieval Ireland.

Newry Cathedral, Newry

These are the contact details for Newry Cathedral, County Down

Drumena Cashel, Castlewellan

Good example of a small stone built farmstead enclosure or cashel of the early Christian period, in an area with many cashels. Inside is a souterrain (accessible): stone built underground passage for refuge in times of trouble.

Maghera Church And Round Tower, Newcastle

Maghera Church and Round Tower is of major historical importance and is among many important heritage sites throughout County Down.
Please phone for further details.

Holy Trinity Parish Church, Banbridge

Holy Trinity Parish Church, Church of Ireland, is located in Church Square, Banbridge.
Sunday Services - 08.30 Communion; 10.30 Morning Prayer and Sunday School; 18.30 Evening Prayer.
Wednesday - 10.30 Holy Communion.

Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church, Banbridge

Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church is located on Dromore Street, Banbridge.
Sunday Masses - 10.00 and 11.30.

Saint Marys Parish Church, Newry

" Galleried Regency Gothic church but with chancel remodelled and raised by Sir Thomas Drew to concur with high Victorian ideals. Immense east window (1884) commemorating the Rev. Beddell Swanzy. Later glass by Abbott and a richly coloured ( ...

Newry Cathedral of St. Patrick and St. Colman, Newry

Architect: Thomas Duff. 1825 foundation stone laid, opened in 1829; major interior decoration 1904-09, special ceremony in 1925 when all debts were paid. Sanctuary renovation by Felix Forte c.1990. Listed building.

Drumdonnell Cross, Castlewellan

Formerly embedded in school wall but removed to Castlewellan Forest Park and
re-erected free-standing. Granite ring headed cross with weathered interface
and other decorations. Not at present accessible to visitors except by
special ...

Donaghmore High Cross (County Down), Banbridge

19th century high cross in the grounds of Donaghmore Church of Ireland in County Down.

Dromore Cathedral (Church of Ireland), Dromore

The Cathedral stands on the site where Saint Colman built his first church of ‘daub and wattle’ around 514AD.

Kilbroney Graveyard, Rostrevor, Newry

'Cill Bhronaigh', or Bronagh’s Church (12th century), is located in the graveyard just outside Rostrevor on the Hilltown Road. The graveyard contains Saint Bronagh’s Cross, dating from the late 8th century and a ruined 15th century building.

Creggan Parish Church, Graveyard and Visitors Centre, Crossmaglen, Newry

The church on this site was probably founded with the arrival of the O’Neills around 1450, who built their castle at Glassdrummond.

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