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We were on a touring holiday in your beautiful country.Could see the Abbey from the motorway and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
England UK
Interesting place

Clare Abbey is a Medieval Abbey and graveyard on the outskirts of Ennis, County Clare. Very easy... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
County Clare, Ireland
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Clare Manor Limerick Road, Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were on a touring holiday in your beautiful country.Could see the Abbey from the motorway and made a detour and was not disappointed.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Clare Abbey is a Medieval Abbey and graveyard on the outskirts of Ennis, County Clare. Very easy access and worth a visit when visiting the area. No facilities, but close to town.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited the remains of Clare Abbey on Sunday. The ruins are lovely and worth a visit

Thank Jacquelineritas
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Ruined monastery with a burial ground. I think it dates back to the 12th century. Not as grandiose as Quin Abbey but still interesting place to visit.

Thank kasia p
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Easy enough to see if you come into Ennis from the south, just look right before the motorway link roundabout. There are height restriction barriers but by car its a good paved road all the way down to the back of the Abbey. the last...More

1  Thank Tony2Phones
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Thailand may have their Buddha's but Ireland has it's Abbeys. So blessed to experience so many historic sites right in downtown Ennis.

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Having passed it numerous times on the by-pass, we decided to park up and go and see it. I'm glad we did. A 10minute walk that is paved some of the way leads you to the Abbey. You have to go over a "kissing wall"...More

1  Thank Janette M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Lovely! I am a bit unsteady on my feet so I did not get to enjoy it as much, as you had to climb up a few large rocks and thru a narrow passage way to see it fully. I wish the farmers that owned...More

Thank travnutz
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great to visit a local site with such historical information. Great quiet place and area is so peaceful.

Thank FJB_1969
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Clare abbey is on private land next to the train track and motorway exit 12 link road to Ennis. There is a road off the limerick road roundabout that brings you close to it but after that it's over a farmers gate and trudge through...More

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