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Ennis Friary

Ennis Friary Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9100
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Could have missed this one

It is near the centre of town and covered by the Heritage Card, appears of interest from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Walking through history

Beautiful ruins that have been protected with glass to keep out the moisture. Was with a tour and... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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“guided tour” (11 reviews)
“historic site” (5 reviews)
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Ennis Friary Abbey Street, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 9100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is near the centre of town and covered by the Heritage Card, appears of interest from the outside, so we decided to go have a look. The staff are great - really friendly. There was no tour available at the time so we self-guided....More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Beautiful ruins that have been protected with glass to keep out the moisture. Was with a tour and receiving a lovely tour in regards to the Friary, it's history. Happened to be on a sunny afternoon so with the sun streaming through the arches and...More

Thank Star74
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and interesting place. Great location and plenty of facilities locally. Historic buildings

Thank judymchugh1234
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Walked from Old Ground Hotel. Easy walk. They have roofed on of the ruins but left enough of the outside ruins for great photographs to be taken. Sun is your friend when you go. The blue skies peeping thru the Hugh windows is awesome.. there,s...More

Thank DebbeC04
Reviewed October 11, 2017

It was a pleasure to quietly walk through the Friary with little to no other people around. The Friary has been modernized with glass exhibits among the stone walls. The McMahon tombs were very interesting to see.

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed October 4, 2017

We were there looking for possible family history and the staff were able to provide a wealth of information. Very friendly and walked us through giving us more history. We have some great photos.

Thank conniemR4201ZF
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The friary is a must do if you are in Ennis. The employees are friendly and willing to spend extra time with you to explain the history of the building and the events that occurred which made the visit a highlight of our time in...More

Thank marypH8539MS
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this venue as part of the Ennis Historic Trail. An interesting venue and I liked the restoration that was done. The sculptures and architectures are amazing.

Thank gzjones
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This is a beautiful stop. A rich piece of history with beautiful architecture. Visiting is self guided but there are staff at the entrance that are very helpful and informative. There are also many placards that will also inform you to what you are viewing.

Thank adegrenier1
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

An interesting friary that has had a mixed history since the reformation. It is now partially restored and has some interesting sculptures and carvings. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.

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September 1, 2015|
Response from Brendan G |
No, though they occasionally have free admission days.