Mellifont Abbey, Drogheda

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  • This ruined abbey was well worth visiting as it was unusual and presented very well. Theoctagonal Lavabo is the highlight with its delightful architectural style. But there are other gems sprinkled th...  more »
  • Quite difficult to access as there are several points with the same name and an error on the roads involves you an extra 10 minutes. If you make it, the crosses and history that go with them freeze your skin. Just brutal.
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  • spend time exploring understanding what what place about, glad I went this time as I went many years ago for my confirmation school trip.I want to re- remember it again as life is to short and I am mo...  more »
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  • Very special place with a very spiritual aura. We loved our visit. Thank you.
  • Cool place to check out but won't be spending much time there.
  • Beautiful ancient Abbey ruins and museum from the 11th century. Definitely visit the visitor center and go on a guided tour
  • Absolutely amazing to know and see how they build it and the details kids loved it even better on a nice sunny day
  • Good ruins. Great craic
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