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Boyle Abbey

Boyle Abbey
Boyle,
Co. Roscommon,
Ireland
Phone: +353 71 966-2604
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Local Information: Boyle, Co. Roscommon

About Boyle Abbey

  • Boyle Abbey

An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts. Though mutilated during the 17th and 18th centuries when it was used to accommodate a military garrison, Boyle Abbey nevertheless retains its ability to impress the visitor as one of the most formidable of the early Cistercian foundations in Ireland. A restored gatehouse of 16th/17th century houses an exhibition. Restricted access for people with disabilities.

Pictures and text courtesy of HeritageIreland.ie.

Boyle Abbey Map

Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Boyle Abbey for directions and precise location prior to your visit.

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