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Muckross Friary

  • Muckross Rd. (N71) Map It
  • Killarney
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

The monks were driven out of this 15th-century Franciscan friary by Oliver Cromwell's army in 1652, but it's amazingly complete, although roofless. An ancient yew tree rises above the cloisters and breaks out over the abbey walls. Three flights of stone steps allow access to the upper floors and living quarters, where you can visit the cloisters and what was once the dormitory, kitchen, and refectory.

Sight Information

Address:

Muckross Rd. (N71), Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

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Phone:

064-667–0144

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Freely accessible daily 8–6 (to 8 pm July and Aug.)

Published 08/11/2015

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