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Old Franciscan Friary

Adare Manor Golf Club, Adare, Ireland
+353 61 396 204
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beautifull

lovely to see in the evening with the sun setting, truly gave it a beautiful feel. intresting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1shermansway
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Johnson City, Texas
Awesome ruins of medieval Friary

On the grounds of the Adare Estate, it is accessible to the walker from town as well as those... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
marggus5050
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Chicago, Illinois
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Adare Manor Golf Club, Adare, Ireland
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+353 61 396 204
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely to see in the evening with the sun setting, truly gave it a beautiful feel. intresting history as well.

Thank 1shermansway
Reviewed 24 October 2016

On the grounds of the Adare Estate, it is accessible to the walker from town as well as those staying on the property. The many largely intact ruins of the friary and castle/fortresses give you a good idea of what life might have been in...More

Thank marggus5050
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This old friary is just outside town within walking distance. Very interesting old, old lovely example of medieval architechture.

Thank JackieM67
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The third of Adare's friary ruins is awkwardly situated in the middle of a golf course, making it very difficult to visit. As with the inaccessible castle, access arrangements really need to be sorted out.

1  Thank Island-Seeker0
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Steeped in history this is a fascinating place to visit in the grounds of the Adare Manor golf club.

Thank lyn o
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

After visiting several friaries and abbeys this one was outstanding. It was an easy walk from Adare Manor if you are a walker. Trips could be booked from the Adare Heritage Center but I went on my own. Not only friary was interesting but also...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Quiet nice ruins.Very difficult and dangerous to get to it as it is in the middle of Adare Golf Club.

Thank 213speedy5
Reviewed 7 August 2015

These are pleasant ruins to walk around on a nice day. It's just a pity it has to be done via an organised bus trip from the heritage centre. This needs to be opened up to the public with a small car park out front...More

2  Thank Chimemark
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We took the Desmond Castle tour and our guide, Vera, shared with us that these little abbey ruins were located on private golf club grounds but she emphatically told us that the city constitution says we cannot be denied access if we chose to visit...More

3  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The ruins of this abbey are really, really cool. This is free to see, but you should go into the clubhouse and ask the person there if it's clear of golfers and how to get there safely (watch for golfballs!). They pretty much have to...More

Thank Maria P
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