Boyle Abbey, Boyle

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#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in County Roscommon
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  • Boyle Abbey Co. Roscommon, founded in 1161 AD by the Cistercian order of monks, dominates the side of the road as one reaches the outskirts of Boyle, coming south from Co. Sligo. This large medieval s...  more »
  • The abbey is closed in winter so we could not go inside and see all of the site but you get a good view even from the road outside. It's worth stopping if you are driving past.  more »
  • Having been in the area for the wedkend we drove to bohle to see the abbey. When we arrived we saw a sign saying closed until easter. Very dissapointing especially since other tourist attractions in t...  more »
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  • Beautiful abbey, the price is affordable, but you can still enjoy it from the outside without any problem.
  • This Cistercian Abbey pre-dates Strongbow and is well run, nicely maintained, easy to find and worth a visit
  • Great day out.
  • Advice: it only opens 6 months a year, check your dates before setting off.
  • Hidden treasure in western Ireland. I loved walking around this place.
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