Jerpoint Abbey

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown

Jerpoint Abbey
4.5
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Tim and Lisa L
Sparta, KY126 contributions
May 2022 • Family
Loved the Jerpoint Abbey ruins and visitor center. This ruin was what made me go looking for more. It is easy to find with good parking.
Written 14 May 2022
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Jenny C
Ozawkie, KS223 contributions
Apr 2022
An OPW Heritage sight, this is a self guided tour of well - preserved ruins of a Cistercian Abbey. Visitor guide and signage were good to help explain the function and layout of the different parts of the Abby. It is a safe walk with good level paths and no trip hazards; only a few steps up or around.

The lady at the reception was very helpful and the entire site is clean and tidy. Definitely a place to see!
Written 26 April 2022
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chrislbowen
Wiesbaden, Germany190 contributions
Mar 2022
The architecture and details of the Abbey are beautiful and definitely worth the visit! (5 Euro entrance fee)
Written 25 March 2022
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Patricia F
Cork, Ireland92 contributions
Nov 2021
The abbey is very moving from a historical point of view - founded in the 12th century, admired initially and finally Cromwell tried to destroy it and slaughtered the monks. It is now very well maintained by the OPW
Written 21 November 2021
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Joanne S
Fort Mill, SC404 contributions
Nov 2021
It is a wonderful place to visit, especially on a pretty day. History and beauty rolled into one. Helpful signage. The office was closed during our visit, but we didn't need any assistance to wander this liminal place.
Written 6 November 2021
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Nuala R
5 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Very pleasant and informative reception on arrival. Exceptionally well preserved. Enjoyed similarities with Holycross Abbey Co Tipperary
Written 5 August 2021
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davidandclann
Galway, Ireland62 contributions
Jun 2021
worth spending an hour or so here to saoak up some irish history and heritage if visiting county kilkenny
Written 19 June 2021
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John W
Offaly55 contributions
Jul 2020
Worth the visit to see how such old buildings have stood the test of time. Such well maintained grounds and its super to see that the preservation work is progressing.
Written 23 January 2021
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DJNTaylor
Greenisland, UK221 contributions
Sep 2020
Well maintained site, enough to keep you busy for an hour. Well worth visiting. Lots of information dotted around the site.
Written 15 December 2020
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Ambrose M
Ashbourne, Ireland57 contributions
Sep 2020
This is a well managed site nurtured and managed by the Office for Public Works. It s a must visit location,if you are into the heritage history of our island nation.You learn about life in the 11th/12th Century and how the monks and brothers of the Cistercian Order ran a huge enterprise as well as following their religious duties.
This Abbey is easily accessed and there is a free car park near the entrance. Full Covid 19 guidelines are applied meticulously by the local management.
This is great and safe place to visit even during the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Ambrose McLoughlin
Written 22 September 2020
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