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great historic 12th century abbey

One of the best historic sites on the island. A must see. Easy 2 mile hike on the main road from... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Bbkfinn
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Portland OR
Fabulous medieval painting

Get the key from the shop, it's well worth a visit, if only for the painted ceiling, painstakingly... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
christopheisland
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Clare Island, Ireland
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10 Oct 2018
“great historic 12th century abbey”
18 Jun 2018
“Fabulous medieval painting”
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

One of the best historic sites on the island. A must see. Easy 2 mile hike on the main road from the harbor.

Thank Bbkfinn
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Get the key from the shop, it's well worth a visit, if only for the painted ceiling, painstakingly restore by a team of experts in the late 90s.

1  Thank christopheisland
Reviewed 22 April 2018

An interesting building, but not well developed.The murals on the ceiling were hard to make out but were fascinating. The whole building had the historical aura that it .deserves. In addition there is a store around the corner to enjoy a coffee and ponder the...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Abbey houses the O’Malley Tomb, supposedly the burial site of Gráinne O’Malley the 16th century pirate queen of Ireland! It also has really well preserved medieval wall paintings.

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