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Clontuskert Augustinian Friary

Off the Ballinasloe-Portumna road, Ireland
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Beautiful peaceful ruin

This ruin is a great place to stop on the drive from Dublin to Galway or the Cliffs of Moher. It is... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
Laurel_Jans
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London, United Kingdom
Brillian ruin

Photographers and explorers alike with be thrilled with this old ruin. Not yet in piles of rock, it... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
subterranean_jack
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18 Jan 2018
“Beautiful peaceful ruin”
27 Oct 2017
“Brillian ruin”
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Off the Ballinasloe-Portumna road, Ireland
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

This ruin is a great place to stop on the drive from Dublin to Galway or the Cliffs of Moher. It is located in the middle of a farm but you can drive all the way down the lane to the ruin or park at...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Photographers and explorers alike with be thrilled with this old ruin. Not yet in piles of rock, it doesn't take much to imagine what it looked like in the day. Lots of carved stone and windows still intact.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

My husband and I stopped here on our drive from Galway to Dublin and it was quite easy to find. I read about it from someone else here on TA and it was a nice stop for us to get out and walk around. There...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Only accessible to the public by a 500-meter walk and well off the main thoroughfares, this was a lovely and serene place to visit on a beautiful June morning. There was not another person to be seen; my only company was the birds in the...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2015

The stone carvings remain in wonderful condition. The doorway is decorated with vine leaves, and angels and the figures of St. Michael the Archangel, St. John the Baptist, St. Catherine and a Bishop are represented. On the sides are carvings of a pelican, mermaid, deer...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2014

I have a particular crush on abbey ruins in Ireland and drag my husband all over the country to traipse about the stones and carvings. While not a large ruin, Clontuskert is well worth the visit, with some beautiful carvings and arches, as well as...More

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