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Excellent walk-through of a part of Irish medieval history

A step back into time for my son and I thanks to Anthony Sheehy's informal yet highly knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Safari536905
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We found this place by accident, and no one else was there. Really incredible place! We had to step... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Dwayne M
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This historic friary was used from the start of the 15th century through 1714.
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A step back into time for my son and I thanks to Anthony Sheehy's informal yet highly knowledgeable and guided tour of these monastic ruins and the history behind them; still the site of an actively-used cemetery.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We found this place by accident, and no one else was there. Really incredible place! We had to step through a broken wall to get in and at first we felt like we may have been trespassing but we chanced it and we never saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dwayne M
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Went here with my husband 2 weeks ago, having seen this impressive building from the road. Visited the tourist office in Ashkeaton, who rang Anthony Sheehy and arranged a guided tour. The tour was free, however as it was so good we tipped Anthony at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I found it outstanding and it had beautiful sights. There was also Anthony Sheehy which made our visit just incredible. He really helped us out and his knowledge was just outstanding. Honestly i do not thing words can describe our visit at the Askeaton Friary....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tyler J
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My Aunt Lena from America came to visit and was treated to a fantastic informative tour with Anthony Sheehy. It is well worth contacting the Askeaton tourism office and asking for a tour with Anthony Sheehy for this beautiful historic building.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CatherineK92
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Anthony Sheehy gave us an unforgettable imaging of the Friary....what a treat! His knowledge, friendly demeanor and enthusiasm were infectious. This was the last tour we had in Ireland....and by far the best.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon the friary while driving by en route to another location. It was so beautiful we stopped to take a picture and there met Anthony who gave us an entertaining tour of the history of the location.It was lovely to see someone so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aaron D
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Askeaton Friary on our way to the Cliffs of Moher. Anthony was on the grounds and offered a tour. He is amazingly knowledgeable and funny. It was easily one of the best experiences we had.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kevin57_527
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We stumbled upon this Friary on our way from Dingle to Dublin. Walking through the village of Askeaton, we met a charming, kind and friendly gentlemen, Anthony Sheehy, who offered to give us a private tour. Anthony has deep roots in Askeaton and a wealth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The Friary is a nice place for a walk and the history is very interesting. We have been several times.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mark O
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