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Old Augustinian Friary

Adare, Adare, Ireland
+353 61 396 227
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Lovely friary ruins

Although not extensive, the friary ruins are rather interesting to visit. They're a little bit out... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Perth, Australia
Not well kept

Not a lot to see, and very overgrown with weeds. Surprising, given that Adare is supposed to be... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Adare, Adare, Ireland
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Although not extensive, the friary ruins are rather interesting to visit. They're a little bit out of town but if you have time take the very short drive. There are a couple of nice photo ops. An added bonus is the lovely church adjacent to...More

1  Thank gfsc5
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Not a lot to see, and very overgrown with weeds. Surprising, given that Adare is supposed to be one of Ireland's prettiest villages that the Friary wasn't better kept.

Thank kk19632015
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We went wandering and found out way back to this friary that we had driven by on the way into town. There was a friendly little dog and a cat that walked with us as we came up the drive to the friary itself. It...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Adare Village is packed full of interesting things to see and we found one of them yesterday! We rambled up the road to the Augustinian Friary and had a look around. This is a beautiful old ruins with a very colourful history, and the national...More

2  Thank DubTwosome
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a very old church with quirky little areas of interest on the outside/middle. Inside it is a very beautiful old, old monastery church. Really enjoyed seeing it. It is about a 10 minute walk from the visitors' center.

Thank JackieM67
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Go visit after you visit the castle as you will learn about the history of the church. Some of the parts of the church are quite old but well preserved.

Thank orleans_motr
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We walked from town to here. With cars parked on the sidewalk and along the roadway, it was a little difficult with a buggy. It was well-worth the walk though. It was very quiet and peaceful with a beautiful tree at the center of the...More

1  Thank cristenrs
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Perhaps not as immediately photogenic as the Trinitarian friary in the village centre AND quite a trek on foot BUT it is worth it. Having found so many Anglican churches (even the cathedrals) barred against visitors all over Ireland, made the long walk out here...More

Thank Island-Seeker0
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Well worth a visit for all the family, steeped in history and interesting facts, great to explore, very interesting place

Thank lyn o
Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is an architectural must see! Loved wandering throughout, even if I did get quite startled by a bird flying from one of the darkened rooms! Take an umbrella, just in case. There is no fee.

Thank 23rita
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