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Hore Abbey

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Address: Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Ireland

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Beautiful place at sunset. .

We parked at the junction, and walked across the field, there we admired this beautiful building at sunset. You could just imagine this place hundreds of years ago, in the bitter... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paul C
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Zhuhai, China
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Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like old buildings and churches this is a good addition to seeing the Rock nearby - only5 mins walk away across the field

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Zhuhai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked at the junction, and walked across the field, there we admired this beautiful building at sunset. You could just imagine this place hundreds of years ago, in the bitter cold, as we experience that day. Make sure you dress for the occasion if you go there in Feb. It's a must, don't forget to take the short drive... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought the Abbey was the highlight of our trip to Cashel. It is fun to imagine how the building used to stand, and you can see the half-missing stairway hanging from above which is really interesting. We walked past while doing the Heritage Trail and would certainly recommend stopping by.

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Thank Jess H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome, just a few steps from the Rock of Cashel!! Is just the Hore in the middle of the "field" but the place talk from itself.. i really like it!!!

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Thank armidaleon
Wexford, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful ruins of a once highly esteemed abbey. Breath taking. Must see. Got some incredible pictures here.

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Thank Dawn Q
Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

What a great thing to have in you back garden a building that was built in the 1200's that retains it history even though it has no roof Its a short walk from the centre of the village and if you follow the path you can avoid any surprises left by the cows who sometime frequent the field The ruin... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Walked over in -1C and was the only person here for a half hour. The walk was pleasant in among the autumn colors. Beware of the cow /sheep pies in the fields.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

After touring the Rock of Cashel, we saw an old structure with black and white cows from the Rock of Cashel and decided to walk down there. I had no idea this was Hore Abbey. We went down there to take photos of the cows!. This little adventure was more fun than the Rock of Cashel. I never made it... More 

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Thank kravalmel
Clogherhead, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is one of the attractions to visit while at the Rock of Cashel but is quite a walk and has no close parking. but is very interesting

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Thank crossgarden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This impressive ruin sits quietly in an open field at the foot of the Rock of Cashel. A long but flat cement path across the field takes the visitor past the curious cows and on to the the site. The history of the Cistercian activities since 1272 and the commanding ruins make this free activity well worthwhile.

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