It was a beautiful afternoon spent at Clonmacnoise. The guided tour was informative and the guide was full of energy and passion for the history of the place.
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We visited quite early in the morning but the tourists were already there in bus loads. We paid 20 euros for three of us. The inside exhibition was OK, few Celtic crosses and some information. It states the outside are ruins of a cathedral and...More
We loved walking around this beautiful, ancient site. The small museum inside contains three original high crosses, and was well worth walking through. There's also a small cafe to the side of the site, so once you're done walking around and taking in all the...More
There is just so much history here. Start with the visual presentation before exploring on foot. Be sure to visit the Nun's Chapel and walk in the steps of pilgrims. This site should be on everyone's "must see" list. Don't miss the adjacent ruins of...More
Yes, you can kiss the stone at Blarney, but you'll find a more pleasant, reflective adventure here. History to the Stone Age. Still an active Christian site. Good interpretive center. Plenty to explore. And that's no Blarney.
We have a great visit to Clonmacnoise despite the rain! Thanks' to our guide who gave a really informative and interesting tour of the cross and grounds. We were amazed with the story of the crosses and detail on it.
I had heard of Clonmacnoise, but had never been until we were recently in the area. It is lovely! The views of the Shannon are amazing and there is great history. The iconic gravestone monuments are there. Some of them are indoors to protect them...More
Fantastic couple of hours exploring the ruins and looking at the grave stones. The history dates back to the Iron Age and continues right up to the 19th century. The museum tells you all the history of the place with well presented displays. Getting up...More