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Quiet and meaningful

Called in when walking around the village. A lovely and quiet place. You can feel the history and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice place for a quick walk-through

When walking in downtown Adare village it is worth taking 15-30 minutes to explore this old friary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in when walking around the village. A lovely and quiet place. You can feel the history and imagine what it would have been like in the past when it was in use. The church is beautiful and ornate inside and provides details on its...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When walking in downtown Adare village it is worth taking 15-30 minutes to explore this old friary that is on the main street. It is a serene, historic place and provided a nice place to sit and meditate for a bit. There were some interpretive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside it is a very pretty church and the history of the building and its ties to the local family are very interesting. Inside is austere as you would expect from an Anglican church and half the site is now a school. Make...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This friary is about a ten minute walk from the tourist centre where our coach tour dropped us. It was worth the walk. This is not some restored cathedral by any means. It's a rather simple abbey with a small cloisters and a small church...More

Thank Malone2
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The old Friary now contains St Nicholas Church, the parish church of the Dunraven family, and a school. In between there is a cloister from the old Friary, well-preserved and tranquil, with the river flowing down the side. The gates to Adare Manor face the...More

Thank dave-at-london
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This was our first old building we were able to explore being in Ireland. It's small but you can feel the presence of what was here. There are 2 grave markers and what looked like a catacomb, a stone stairway to nowhere. There happened to...More

Thank SaraNjackson
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Caution! Make sure you're going to the Augustinian Friary. There is an Augustinian Church in central Limerick. This is south of the city. The inside of the church was closed when we went, but you can walk around the grounds, which are still super cool....More

Thank Beckibecka
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Sadly we couldn’t get into this friary but a walk around the grounds is worthwhile to see the old coat of arms at the back. There is a primary school incorporated into the building and we were there on a term day.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

The Friary is an easy walk from town and sits next to a nice riverwalk path. The church is quite large inside with beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed August 28, 2017

If you are in Adare, and would like a bit of history this place should be on your list. Just stop in and take 30 minutes to enjoy and reflect upon the history and architecture. and then treat yourself to the "riverwalk" that starts next...More

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