Connemara and County Mayo Sights



Augustine Abbey

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Cong is surrounded by many stone circles and burial mounds, but its most notable ruins are those of the Augustine Abbey, overlooking a river. Dating from the early 12th century when it was founded by Turlough O'Connor, the High King of Ireland, this Abbey still retains some finely carved details and a cloister.

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  • Address: Abbey St., Cong, Co. Mayo
  • Location: Cong
Updated: 02-04-2013

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    You can spend an hour or a day. The ruins and grounds were quite stunning on the beautiful "blue sky" day that we visited.

    Right next to the "Quiet Man" house,it's easy to do and well worth it.

    by TPAYT, 3/29/11

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