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“The Abbey that refused to die” Founded in 1216 by Cathal Crovderg O’Connor, King of Connaught. Among the medieval religious foundations whose ruins dot the Irish countryside, the Abbey is unique. This remarkable Abbey is the only church in Ireland...more
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| Ballintubber, Claremorris, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to go and visit places of historical interest and this surely fits the bill as there is an amazing history to be found here so full of anecdotal stories and 802 years of Mass being said without ever being halted even though Cromwell...More

Thank Worldwideireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a pilgrimage with a large group & this was one of our stops , what a beautiful place to visit

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us here in Ballintubber Abbey.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ballintubber Abby as part of a CIE tour of Ireland. Overall this is an outstanding attraction filled with both religious and Celtic history. Our guided tour was given by the pastor himself and started near the main alter. When seated in the...More

Thank JoeG_52
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed your recent trip to Ballintubber and thank you for the beautiful review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here last week. As return visitors we are always amazed at how wonderfully peaceful the Abbey and surrounds are. We walked the grounds and spent time in the Abbey. We considered the Sean na Sagart tree and cemetery. Cannot highly recommend here highly...More

Thank Redsionnach
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your return trip to the Abbey. Thank you for the review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to stop at this abbey and get the tour. Our guide was great telling us stories of the features throughout. It's moving to see a place of worship that's older than most churches even in Rome.

Thank Robert571
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely feedback thank you so much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The favorite saying in Ireland, if you don't like the weather, wait a moment.. haha! That was true, it poured as we pulled up; however, the moment the tour bus door opened, clear as clear can be. I was not all that thrilled about this...More

Thank Claire C
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and sharing it on TripAdvisor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Abbey has been in continuous use as a place of worship since 1216. It is magnificent and should be a must stop for all traveling in the West of Ireland. Be sure to see the video in the shop while you are there. Here...More

Thank Mike M
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope you will tell all your friends about your experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ballintubber Abbey tells its unforgettable story through every detail. "The most beautiful church I ever visited" was one comment from among our group. The thick, white walls protect a sacred atmosphere, displaying profound stations of the cross, created by Imogen Stuart. Its cruciform shape is...More

Thank suzannersm
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the beautiful description of our ancient Abbey and aviyr Fr Fahey.

Reviewed 12 June 2018

My parents-in-law are very devout people, they go to Mass daily and are very good people, so a weekend visit to Mayo with them was always likely to include notable places of worship. I'm a little more a la carte in my religious observances but...More

Thank Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words.

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

That’s what you sense as you went on a guided tour at this beautiful church and grounds. The docent gave you plenty of time to ask questions and view various segments of the church. An active and very much alive church congregation. It’s free but...More

Thank Kathy G
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