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Beautiful peaceful ruin

This ruin is a great place to stop on the drive from Dublin to Galway or the Cliffs of Moher. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Laurel_Jans
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London, United Kingdom
Brillian ruin

Photographers and explorers alike with be thrilled with this old ruin. Not yet in piles of rock, it... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
subterranean_jack
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18 Jan 2018
“Beautiful peaceful ruin”
27 Oct 2017
“Brillian ruin”
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This ruin is a great place to stop on the drive from Dublin to Galway or the Cliffs of Moher. It is located in the middle of a farm but you can drive all the way down the lane to the ruin or park at...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Photographers and explorers alike with be thrilled with this old ruin. Not yet in piles of rock, it doesn't take much to imagine what it looked like in the day. Lots of carved stone and windows still intact.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I stopped here on our drive from Galway to Dublin and it was quite easy to find. I read about it from someone else here on TA and it was a nice stop for us to get out and walk around. There...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Only accessible to the public by a 500-meter walk and well off the main thoroughfares, this was a lovely and serene place to visit on a beautiful June morning. There was not another person to be seen; my only company was the birds in the...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

The stone carvings remain in wonderful condition. The doorway is decorated with vine leaves, and angels and the figures of St. Michael the Archangel, St. John the Baptist, St. Catherine and a Bishop are represented. On the sides are carvings of a pelican, mermaid, deer...More

Thank Damian120
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I have a particular crush on abbey ruins in Ireland and drag my husband all over the country to traipse about the stones and carvings. While not a large ruin, Clontuskert is well worth the visit, with some beautiful carvings and arches, as well as...More

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