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Quin Abbey

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Tourist Information Office, Ennis, Clare, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)656828366
E: touristofficeennis@shannondev.ie

Located just 10km from the town of Ennis in County Clare, Quin Abbey was founded in the 14th century and inhabited by Franciscan friars. The abbey’s tower affords visitors impressive views of the surrounding area.

In the 14th century, the Franciscan abbey at Quin was founded just 10km from Ennis in County Clare. The cloisters, which remain one of the abbey’s most prominent features, were constructed in the 15th century. Additionally, from the top of the tower, visitors can take in stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Admission to the site is free.