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Corcomroe Abbey

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Aoife
Aoife
May 31, 2019
On the northern edge of the hard, limestone “karst” landscape known as The Burren is this lovely fertile valley where the Cistercian Monks chose to construct an abbey which would be isolated yet promote self-sustenance. Corcomroe Abbey is said to have been built of local limestone by Donal Mór Ua…
Kelly & Robb
Kelly & Robb
July 18, 2018
11th Century ruin still used as a community graveyard
Aingeail
Aingeail
June 7, 2019
Early 13th century Cistercian monastery.
Mary
Mary
January 16, 2019
Beautiful ruined Abbey no entrance fee

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