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walked from Slish woods to Dromahair to complete the walk, the Friary is very near the end and it is an amazing place, a labyrinth which just keeps going after you enter the small doorway, great architecture and history in this place.
The Wild Atlantic Way seems oblivious to the charms of Dromahair. Creevelea is located on the fringes of the village. It only had a short life in the sixteenth century, before it fell foul of Reformist zeal. A beautiful tracery window is still intact, as...More
Creevelea Friary was a unique find along the hidden path. It was interesting to see how many current graves were located within the old ruins. It was fun to walk around and find a lot of graves, past and present, with our last name.
This is such a beautiful place to walk, wander, sit, think, contemplate...
On your way there, you might think you have taken a wrong turn as it is a little out of the way, but worth the orienteering lesson to find it!
You may need a local to show you where to start this walk as it isn't readily apparent. They are all happy to direct you when asked. It is across from the grocery store and a little up the street.
However, it is a delightful...More
We've visited Creevela off and on over the years and always find it a beautiful spot to take a walk and climb a medieval ruin. There's a significant portion of the cloister arches still standing - more than in most monastic ruins. Note that the...More
Mystical enchanting beautiful Franciscan Abbey. Place of pilgrimage n prayer for centuries. Dignified noble ruins despite desecration during so called "Reformation" of 16th century. Peaceful oasis of stillness.