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Costello Memorial Chapel

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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Ask at the tourist office for a copy of the signposted historical walking-town-trail booklet and accompanying map (€2) . A top sight is one of Ireland's tiniest: the Costello Memorial Chapel, built in 1879, is the smallest church in Ireland and a testament to a man's love for his wife. Built by local businessman Edward Costello in memory of Mary Josephine, its tiny dimensions are a mere 16 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 30 feet high. The church is open during daytime hours and admission is free.

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Bridge St, , Co. Leitrim, No phone, Ireland


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