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The remains of a 12th Century Church near Ballyshannon County Donegal

The remains of the old church is beside the Old Water Wheels, St Patrick's Well and Catsby Cave all... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Paddy D
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Ballyshannon, Ireland
so beautiful

still is there and our B&B was next to it , it gives me the idea that old buildings like this were... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Berniepaintings
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Elsloo, The Netherlands
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Sep 12, 2018
“The remains of a 12th Century Church near Ballyshannon County Donegal”
Sep 3, 2018
“so beautiful”
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A restored late 12th-century monastery.
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The Watermills, Ballyshannon, Ireland
353-72-51580
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The abbey it self is something you would drive by, as it is only 1 wall covered with ivy. Just a bit further up you have Catsby cave and the mills.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 1984Juanita
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The remains of the old church is beside the Old Water Wheels, St Patrick's Well and Catsby Cave all about a 10/15 minute walk from Ballyshannon

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paddy D
Reviewed September 3, 2018

still is there and our B&B was next to it , it gives me the idea that old buildings like this were build by masters, because it is from the 11th century and it still stays it is only a wall but it is still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We arrived and the place was closed theres was no parking available but we just parked along side of road lovely place to visit there are tearooms but they were closed we then went to st patricks well theres no proper pathway so i wouldnt...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Everything is close, and the Abbey is worth a walk-by. Only the outside, as it is closed. Gorgeous area.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Jpianoshop
Reviewed July 18, 2013

I grew up around here. It's magic. We were filming a short exhibition film about the local poet William Allingham with students and staff from the University Of Ulster.

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank padraiclynch
Reviewed June 10, 2013

What a lovely little place to stop for a break. It is mainly shaded by trees and there is a cute water mill here, a cafe with drinks and snacks and a very tiny shop. Admission is free and there is a wonderful walkway and...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank KenmareLisa
Reviewed July 5, 2012

A nice detour off the road. It was a serene stop with an interesting history. Great to photograph.

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Maxine C
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Joyce M
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Response from Paddy D | Reviewed this property |
The Abbey Graveyard is located in an area known locally as "The Abbey" in the town of Ballyshannon County Donegal. The remains of the 12th century Cistercian church known as Abbey Assaroe is on the grounds of the Graveyard... More
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