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Address: Cappoquin, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)58 54404
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Was privileged to attend the night prayer. Hearing the monks sing their prayers was an honor. Glad we were told about this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Melanie T
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Was privileged to attend the night prayer. Hearing the monks sing their prayers was an honor. Glad we were told about this.

Thank Melanie T
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

My 20 year old daughter and I stayed at the guesthouse for 2 nights. Fr. Denis Luke, the guestmaster, made us feel at home. We enjoyed hiking in the area with maps provided and prepared by Fr. Denis Luke. Although we didn't get up for the early morning prayers we did attend Mass and liturgical hours sung by the monks.... More 

Thank BandE0615
northern ireland
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Called here as part of a recent holiday. There are spectacular views across the countryside, and the church itself is magnificent. There is a great sense of quite as you walk around the large grounds. There is a café (called 'tea rooms') but it was closed. It may be it is only open in summer. Well worth a short visit... More 

Thank thewalkingman
Shannon, Ireland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We visited the abbey for a day trip and it was well worth the visit. Tea Rooms had a good selection of offers in a friendly environment, the small heritage museum is well laid out and informative, plus you can do it at your own pace. The abbey is amazing with both the public church and community church with stunning... More 

Thank skysnnn
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

an amazing place set in stunning scenery. The whole place is worth exploring in and out of the monastry. I would explore the grounds and walk up the hills at the back for a stunning viewpoint.

Thank Wardydog
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186 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fall of 2014, my friend and I booked a stay (Retreat) at Mount Melleray Abbey, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. Our arrival was a bit marred by getting misplaced for a number of hours (5) in Co. Waterford, (no fault of the Abbey, we missed the turn off sign in Cappoquin), I must say it was a beautiful day to wander about... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Abbey is Situated on the slopes of Knockmealdown Mountains in country Waterford, It is very peaceful place wonderful scenery, on a sunny day you would not want to leave it is so beautiful Outstanding views , also the monks still live & and work in the abbey, you will see this on arrival , Theirs a souvenir shop for... More 

Thank Billy A
Cork, Ireland
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

On arrival could feel the spirituality in the abbey. The setting is in a beautiful location. The museum is quite interesting with a tea shop next door.

Thank Thomas D
Waterford, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I have been here three times in Melleray Grotto. Before it was lovely. I even brought my parents from the Philippines here as they are more religious than me. It's nice and peaceful here. But for my third visit here since May 2008. it was alright. Well it is tidy but needs to be looked after more. I wish I... More 

Thank ms_sarahlm
Clonmel, Ireland
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Mount Melleray Abbey is a beautiful place to visit. It is a relaxing Abbey in a lovely location. It is a beautiful place to walk around or just sit in the church a relax.

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