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was beautiful

It is also next to the watermill and the old bridge we came by it every day when we went to the... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Berniepaintings
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Elsloo, The Netherlands
Interesting stop

Very scenic. Caves, river, Abbey mill. Worth a stroll around. Ireland's oldest bridge is here... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
SparkyG72
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Sep 3, 2018
“was beautiful”
Aug 4, 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

It is also next to the watermill and the old bridge we came by it every day when we went to the town, The cave is small and mystic

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

The short walk to the cave is beautiful along a river. Was very interesting to see the cave where mass once was said when it was banned. Shame there was cans of empty beer lying about the cave, which detracted from it somewhat. But otherwise...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Evie M
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Very scenic. Caves, river, Abbey mill. Worth a stroll around. Ireland's oldest bridge is here too. The cafe was closed (Saturday afternoon)

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you're in the area, this is a must-see. Take the path and discover a gorgeous stream and interesting caves.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

Interesting visit to mass rock,dating from penal times. impossible to find or hit on but for excellent signs,v close to the abbey mill and next to Ireland's oldest bridge. Visit 3 in one afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank S7290LMianm
Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Picture yourself back in the dark ages hidden trying to practice your faith , well this place is putting you there great walk lovely river , and the smell of natural garlic full of history , children will like it too , the tree that...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank binflynn1
Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Extremely photographic place with river and growth surrounding area steeped in history.. Worth a wander around and visit St.Patrick well and mill wheel which is very close by

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed August 28, 2014

Was not overly impressed but I suppose I expected a lot more and it is a historic site to visit. It is located in a nice part of Ballyshannon - beside the Water wheel and the Holy Well all within walking distance.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Andy-Cabs
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Historical Mass Rock site where Catholic Priest's were murdered by English marauders during 12th & 13th Century. A 3 minute drive from town of Ballyshannon

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Paddy D
Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

These are caves where people used to say Mass during the Penal Times. They are a nice sight to see. There are a few of them to see. They are beside the abbey mill

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank Niamh N
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