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Errew Abbey

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Very beautiful ancient abbey with great views of Lough Conn

Errew Abbey is off-the-beaten-track, but well worth an afternoon trip. You have to pass through a local farmers field, and walk amongst sheep to get to the abbey. The abbey is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
John L
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Errew Abbey is off-the-beaten-track, but well worth an afternoon trip. You have to pass through a local farmers field, and walk amongst sheep to get to the abbey. The abbey is a 12th century abbey with an older church foundation nearby. It is on a peninsula jutting out into Lough Conn, and has a great view of Nephin Mountain.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

This medieval abbey is signposted from the main Ballina road. After that teaser, its probably fair to say you're left a little bit on your own as regards finding the place. It has largely been left to the local cows. Getting there involves finding the right stile in the right farmyard wall, traversing a couple of mucky fields and hedgerows... More 

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