Corcomroe Abbey (Irish: Mainistir Chorca Mrua) is an early 13th-century Cistercian monastery located in the north of the Burren region of County Clare, Ireland, a few miles east of the village of Ballyvaughan in the Barony of Burren. It was once known as "St. Mary of the Fertile Rock", a reference to the Burren's fertile soil.Plan to visit Corcomroe Abbey and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bell Harbour attractions using our Bell Harbour trip planner.
The Romanesque ruins feature stone carvings that are considered to be among the finest in a Cistercian church in Ireland.: 7 The abbey appears in W.B. Yeats' play The Dreaming of Bones.: 14 They constitute a National Monument and are open to the public.
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Don’t be disappointed because it is basically a ruin. Go in, walk about, feel history come in on you. Think of what this Abbey must have been in its glory day. It was majestic and it still shows. The.... more
Don’t be disappointed because it is basically a ruin. Go in, walk about, feel history come in on you. Think of what this Abbey must have been in its glory day. It was majestic and it still shows. The.... more »
The history of these sites is just amazing and it always gives me a feeling of awe to be able to walk around something built in the 12th century. The Abbey is set in a valley and you can see it from.... more
The history of these sites is just amazing and it always gives me a feeling of awe to be able to walk around something built in the 12th century. The Abbey is set in a valley and you can see it from.... more »
Really beautiful old abbey. Very peaceful. Worth the stop.
Well worth a visit and look around this very old Abbey and new Burials...
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