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Off the beaten track

This was a little tricky to find (follow the signs not the phone) - but was beautiful and serene... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mj_grov
Wonderful location

You could almost just put a roof on it, so much survives. Not much information on the display board... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnUK
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Ballina, Ireland
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"narrow road"
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"off the beaten track"
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"banks of the river"
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"stone work"
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"picturesque setting"
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"upper floor"
in 2 reviews
"national monument"
in 2 reviews
"walk around"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 3 reviews
"county mayo"
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"sat nav"
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"worth the effort"
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"sunny day"
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"definitely worth a visit"
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"ruin"
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"morne"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a little tricky to find (follow the signs not the phone) - but was beautiful and serene when we arrived. The only people there on a summer afternoon and it was lovely.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could almost just put a roof on it, so much survives. Not much information on the display board but you get the basics. Try to go when the tide is in as it’s more dramatic. Don’t miss the Holy Well just before it.

Thank JohnUK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove the few miles from Ballina and could drive right up to the site. We wanted to take family pictures and it was a perfect setting. Although the sun was almost down, we got great pictures. The grandkids enjoyed exploring every part of the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Well worth the drive out of town along beautiful country roads to find this wonderful old abbey, where you can wander through the old rooms, wind your way up old stairwells to atop the building and wonder how life was like in days gone by.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Not what you would expect to find but a place to take in the views especially on a sunny day. Been to Ireland several times but never been here. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Yvonne R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Rosserk Friary is situated in a really beautifull, peacefull location. It is wonderful to be able to walk around this shell of a building and imagine what life must have been like in this forward looking friary. Take time to walk down and visit Mary's...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited this national monument whilst visiting Ballina. I was surprised at how much of it was in still in fact. You can walk around and there was access to go up and down and wander in it’s ruins. It’s set on lake as is quite...More

1  Thank aineplunkett
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Not many signs,but headed to Rosserk via sat-nav. Passed Marys well on the way. its on a narrow road ,beside a beautiful lake.beautiful setting. Not many people here,so very peaceful .

2  Thank rada8
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

As I walked around this Friary I marvelled at how much of it is still intact. Built in the 15 century, desecrated by Henry V111 and burnt by Elizabeth 1st followers around 1590 yet I was able to wander through this wonderful ruin and imagine...More

Thank mela1046
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Rosserk Abbey, Moyne Abbey, and Mary's Well make for a lovely morning or mid-afternoon's leisurely engagement of County Mayo inclusions celebrating bucolic Ireland's abundance of hidden gems. In the first of these three stops, we encountered varying and engrossingly detailed embellishments that remain mostly within...More

Thank preglad
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