Holycross Abbey, Tipperary

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Holy Cross Abbey (Mainistir na Croise Naofa) was a Cistercian monastery in Holycross near Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland, situated on the River Suir. It takes its name from a relic of the True Cross or Holy Rood.

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  • Magnificent 12th century abbey with the most beautiful, serene church, still fully in use today. It's only about a 10 or 15 minute drive from Thules and there is loads of parking outside. Completely.....  more »
  • Take your time to explore this site, as it is lovely. Go to the bridge and enjoy the views over the abbey from the river :) Tours available if booked.  more »

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