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Ennis Friary

Ennis Friary Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9100
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Intriguing intro to religion in Ireland

By this time we were on the Rick Steve’s tour. But we had one of the regular guides here, Edel. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stan_from_San_Jose
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San Jose, California
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Ennis Friary

This place is beautiful and historic! We came just in time for a tour, and the guide was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura C
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Ennis Friary Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
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+353 65 682 9100
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"interesting visit"
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"interesting history"
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"worth a visit"
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"great stop"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

By this time we were on the Rick Steve’s tour. But we had one of the regular guides here, Edel. We learned so much about the religious struggles. Here the Franciscans had a foothold. But when the English language occupied Ireland and banished Catholicism, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beautiful and historic! We came just in time for a tour, and the guide was very knowledgeable! We enjoyed our time there.

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the visit. The tour guide cared about the history she illustrated. The staff were helpful and friendly and didn’t mind questions about the area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the Franciscans building this Friary really launched the establishment of Ennis as a town, the remains of the vast complex are minimal. Inside the main chapel are some interesting preserved sculptures from a royal tomb, but beyond that and the graveyard you are mainly...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Full of history but very much a ruin. They have carried out a lot of preservation work which did make it an interesting visit

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We visited the Ennis Friary during a recent visit to the area. The friary is operated by locals and they are able to give a great background of the area. Walking to the Friary also gave us a wonderful chance to see the Ennis business...More

Thank Terry R
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We are on a tour, and this was our 1st stop. We were given an hour long tour with the history of the friary. Extremely interesting...the cemetery, time out room, the headstones ...very cool.

Thank Gabrielle Q
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I loved this friary and the small cemetery attached to The friary. It is one of the things I wanted to see in Ireland and it didn’t disappoint. It is a must see.

1  Thank Joan R
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Where can you go from local shopping to a historic site all in one journey. Open all the time to great new & old visitors.

1  Thank Martha1105
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Nana lights candles here for exam. I love the auld pray myself. Has spare bathroom around the back if you ask. Father Mikey is a lovely chap. Right beside the nuns and across from a lingerie store if you're lost!

3  Thank courf m
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