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great history

great views , no crowds,good for the young and old very peaceful, not too far from Swinford , a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
vinny99b
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Park Ridge, Illinois
Beautiful !

Rosserk is quite a substantial ruin in a gorgeous setting . Lots of exploring to do , great to get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
2020vision
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Dundonald, Belfast.
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  • Average2%
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“round tower” (3 reviews)
“narrow road” (3 reviews)
“the river” (8 reviews)
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Ballina, Ireland
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+353 96 70848
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"national monument"
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"hidden gem"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

great views , no crowds,good for the young and old very peaceful, not too far from Swinford , a lovely little country town

Thank vinny99b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rosserk is quite a substantial ruin in a gorgeous setting . Lots of exploring to do , great to get upstairs and get a better than normal idea of the layout . There's a great carving of a round tower on the window to the...More

Thank 2020vision
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

This was a little tricky to find (follow the signs not the phone) - but was beautiful and serene when we arrived. The only people there on a summer afternoon and it was lovely.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

You could almost just put a roof on it, so much survives. Not much information on the display board but you get the basics. Try to go when the tide is in as it’s more dramatic. Don’t miss the Holy Well just before it.

Thank JohnUK
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

We drove the few miles from Ballina and could drive right up to the site. We wanted to take family pictures and it was a perfect setting. Although the sun was almost down, we got great pictures. The grandkids enjoyed exploring every part of the...More

Thank mimigran
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Well worth the drive out of town along beautiful country roads to find this wonderful old abbey, where you can wander through the old rooms, wind your way up old stairwells to atop the building and wonder how life was like in days gone by.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Not what you would expect to find but a place to take in the views especially on a sunny day. Been to Ireland several times but never been here. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Yvonne R
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Rosserk Friary is situated in a really beautifull, peacefull location. It is wonderful to be able to walk around this shell of a building and imagine what life must have been like in this forward looking friary. Take time to walk down and visit Mary's...More

Thank Dublindays
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Visited this national monument whilst visiting Ballina. I was surprised at how much of it was in still in fact. You can walk around and there was access to go up and down and wander in it’s ruins. It’s set on lake as is quite...More

1  Thank aineplunkett
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Not many signs,but headed to Rosserk via sat-nav. Passed Marys well on the way. its on a narrow road ,beside a beautiful lake.beautiful setting. Not many people here,so very peaceful .

2  Thank rada8
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