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Aghadoe Cathedral (Aghadoe Church and Round Tower)
Aghadoe Cathedral (Aghadoe Church and Round Tower)

Aghadoe Cathedral (Aghadoe Church and Round Tower)

Aghadoe Hill, Killarney

The Basics

Explore the ruins of Aghadoe Church to see a well-preserved Romanesque door and stone-carved writings in the ancient Celtic language. The ruins of the church are better preserved than the round tower, though its foundation is still standing in an old cemetery. The views towards Killarney are reason enough to visit this historic site. Visit independently or as part of a larger sightseeing tour of Killarney.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Aghadoe Cathedral is a must-see landmark for history buffs and families seeking educational opportunities.

  • The ground is often soft underfoot; wear sturdy shoes and bring rain gear in case of showers.

  • Free parking is available.

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How to Get There

Aghadoe church and tower are located outside of Killarney near Aghadoe Heights Hotel. You can arrive as part of a sightseeing tour or via car. There is a parking lot just before the hotel, and you can walk across the street to check out the ruins.

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When to Get There

This historic attraction is open daily, year-round. The most popular season for international visitors to Killarney is in summer when daylight lasts until well after 10pm. Spring and fall are also a lovely time to visit for those looking to avoid crowds.

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Things to Do in Killarney

Killarney has plentiful outdoor adventure options from kayaking on the lakes to hikes through Killarney National Park. History and architecture enthusiasts may also want to check out Ross Castle, dating back to the 15th century.

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