View as map

Churches and monasteries

268 results found, Search Again

No results match your search criteria
  1. Jerpoint Abbey

    Thomastown, Kilkenny

    Dating back to the late 12th century, Jerpoint Abbey is a wonderful example of Ireland’s Cistercian heritage in County Kilkenny. Located about 2.5km south west of Thomastown, the serene abbey features splendid carvings and sculptures. Read more

    Visit website
  2. St Canice's Cathedral and Round Tower

    Kilkenny City, Kilkenny

    Located in the Irishtown area of Kilkenny City, St Canice’s Cathedral dates back to 1285 and has a rich history for visitors to explore. The 30 metres high round tower also affords stunning 360 degree views of the region. Read more

    Visit website
  3. Ballintubber Abbey and The Celtic Furrow

    Ballintubber, Mayo

    Ballintubber Abbey, famously described as the abbey that “refused to die,” has been continuously used for nearly eight centuries. The important historical site is located in County Mayo, only 11km from Castlebar. Read more

    Visit website
  4. Sligo Abbey

    Sligo Town, Sligo

    This Sligo Town landmark was founded in 1252/3 and contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculptures and the only sculptured 15th Century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church. Read more

    Visit website
  5. Tintern Abbey

    New Ross, Wexford

    County Wexford’s Tintern Abbey was founded about 1200 by the Earl of Pembroke and today, its remains comprise nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. The abbey, which takes its name from Tintern, Wales, is located just 16km south of New Ross. Read more

    Visit website
  6. Croagh Patrick

    Westport, Mayo

    Found in County Mayo, Croagh Patrick is an important site of pilgrimage where St Patrick is believed to have fasted for 40 days in 441. The 765m-high mountain is just 8km from Westport and affords stunning views of Clew Bay. Read more

    Visit website
  7. Saint Cooeys Wells

    Portaferry, County Down

    South of Portaferry and towards Ballyquintin Point, sign posted, stands the Holy Wells founded ... Read more

    Visit website
  8. Bonamargy Friary

    Ballycastle, County Antrim

    Visit website
  9. Layd Old Church

    Cushendall, County Antrim

  10. Armagh Franciscan Friary

    Armagh, County Armagh

    Ruins of the longest Friary church in Ireland (163 ft). Read more

See more