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Beautiful medieval ruins with very rare art!

Abbeyknockmoy is a beautiful 12th century Cistercian abbey, located very near the little town of Abbey, Co. Galway. It's about a 40 minute drive from Galway City but is well worth... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Abbeyknockmoy is a beautiful 12th century Cistercian abbey, located very near the little town of Abbey, Co. Galway. It's about a 40 minute drive from Galway City but is well worth the trip! There is lots to see in the ruins of the abbey, with most of the nave, transept and presbytery all surviving. The large wall in front of... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon with a walk in Monivea Woods with our 2 daughters and our dog. It was a lovely sunny day. We followed our walk with a pint in Kelly's pub; Which were lovely. We then had dinner in Mc Gann's Pub. It was easy, cheap and yummy. I would recommend this restaurant for a family dinner... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely abbey, well worth a visit. Situated in abbeyknockmoy village this is a lovely 13th century Cistercian abbey with a wonderful atmosphere. It is in very good repair and surprisingly big. Go there and try to imagine what it must have been like 700 years ago!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Abbeyknockmoy is the site of an ancient Abbey whose remains still stand in glorious testament to the learned and powerful past of this small Galway community. Abbeyknockmoy was originally a Cistercian abbey founded in 1190 by the King of Connacht, Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair, in fulfilment of a vow made prior to a victory gained by Cathal against the English... More 

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