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Boyle Abbey, Boyle

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#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in County Roscommon
Ruin Religious Site
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4.4
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  • Well restorated and organized place, with a basic history review of the place on plaques and some papers that should be returned to the reception after a self guided tour.  more »
  • Wish I could say I made it inside, but we got there at 9am and it opened at 9:30. It looked very nice from the outside and got lots a great pics but very sad that it had a later opening. Cost~5eu to e...  more »
  • this 800 year old Cistercian abbey is an easy self guided attraction. The staff was very helpful and the site was easy to navigate. A nice stop.  more »
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  • This is a nice little abbey with some features that you don't necessarily see in other ruins. They have reinforced one of the church walls, and in doing so created a glass enclosure replicating what that side of the structure was likely to have appeared. There is some good interpretive material as well, and those staffing the site were very informative and enthusiastic.
  • Nearly 900 years old. Makes some impresion.
  • Great example of its eara
  • We found this by accident on our way to something else, but I'm so glad we did, it was beautiful and so much fun to wander around in.
  • Lovely historical site with informative plaques and maps. Knowledgeable tour guide too

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