St Molleran’s is the parish church of the village of Carrickbeg, which is located just over the bridge from Carrick-on-Suir, County Waterford. The modern structure includes fragments of the original friary that was built there in the 13th century.
In Carrickbeg, just across the bridge from Carrick-on-Suir in County Waterford, people can discover St Molleran’s Church. It stands on the site of a 13th-century friary, fragments of which are incorporated into the present building. The Earl of Ormond gave the land to the Franciscans, who occupied the site until the suppression of the monasteries under Henry VIII.
The front wall stands as a reminder of the Great Famine; peasants constructed it as part of a work-for-food project in the 1840s.