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This historical area lies on the banks of the River Shannon. It is wonderfully panoramic for taking photographs. You can go down closer to the river if you wish. It was once a hive of activity and very important in Irish history. Our guide, Anthony,...More
This is an excellent site for folks interested in history, especially folks interested in the early Christian era and/or the Early Middle Ages in Ireland. I couldn't find a group day trip here from Galway, so I opted to hire a private guide. I'm not...More
Clonmacnoise is worth spending an hour or so here. The high crosses, round towers and the remnants of the old monastery are ancient and stunning.
There is a wonderful AV presentation as well as the actual high crosses inside the “monastic huts”.
Take it all...More
My wife and I visited this site and went round it with the tour guide. It's not large but interesting for a short visit. We went to the Café onsite and had a heated quiche and salad, which gave us both upset stomachs that evening,...More
Well, I was here many years ago as a very young child, and all I remember was running around the ruins. This trip was far more inspiring to say the least. Thank you to the lovely lady who was our tour guide, unfortunately I didn't...More
Axing place to visit. A must see if you're a tourist. From the ruined to the artifacts and things of huge historical importance collected there over the years. I'd suggest taking the viking boat from athlone as it gives you a sense of what they...More
Response from jdbooth69 | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need to take the tour! As per the other comment the site does not open until 10am so really depends on how long you have til your next destination. Even an hour at Clonmacnoise is worth the visit