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Mellifont Abbey

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2 Reviews
Address: Tullyallen | 10km north-west of Drogheda off the R168 (Drogheda-Collon Road), Drogheda, Ireland
Phone: 353 41 982 6459

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The first Cistercian monastery in Ireland founded in 1142 by St Malachy of Armagh, its most unusual feature is the octagonal Lavabo c. 1200. The Visitor Centre houses an interesting exhibition on the work of masons in the Middle Ages with fine examples of their craft on display.

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  • 177yvonned
    177yvonned
    Dublin
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    Worth a detour...

    What a special and historic place! One of the benefits of these times is that we almost had it to ourselves and could really soak up its very special atmosphere. The OPW have done a great job - ea...

    Reviewed on /Date(1598599537000+0800)/
  • Gearoid O O
    Gearoid O O
    Athlone, Ireland
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    A Place of Saints and Scholars

    This wonderful monastic site with extensive and interesting ruins is perfect for a self-guided tour given the high quality of the sign-boards. Hearing the chant emmanating from the ruins was quite a ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1597219431000+0800)/
  • mstaunt0n
    mstaunt0n
    Mullingar
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    Amazing you feel steeped in history

    Well worth a visit. Staggering to be somewhere where people walkes everyday more than a thousand years ago. OPW have done a fine job recreating rhe abbey.

    Reviewed on /Date(1597041429000+0800)/
  • Mark W
    Mark W
    Tel Aviv, Israel
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    well worth a visit....some history in the place

    amazing site....worth spending an hour there. parking is easy and right beside the site. one can only wonder at it's former glories.

    Reviewed on /Date(1596702064000+0800)/
  • stefanh383
    stefanh383
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    Impressive place

    We went here with a group of friends and it's a veey impressive place. A great way to experience some local history.

    Reviewed on /Date(1595362601000+0800)/

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