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Learn a little bit more about Irish history. Great out of the way place to visit and great place to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Richard D
Burke, Virginia
Friary "Ruins"

Well Maintained "Ruins" of a Friary. You will be the only people here if you go. Fun day running... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
James H
Falls Church, Virginia
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Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Learn a little bit more about Irish history. Great out of the way place to visit and great place to take photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Well Maintained "Ruins" of a Friary. You will be the only people here if you go. Fun day running around the country side.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We found this ruin on the same road along the river and it is signed. This Friary is very well kept, but is surrounded with fencing to keep the cows out and therefore difficult to get a full photo. That said, the inside is charming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This place is so worth a visit, loved every minute I spent there and will definitely go back, free to go in, quiet and very clean and well maintained, well done to all who look after this wonderful piece of history

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ck197125
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We biked to the friary from Ballina along lovely country roads. We had the whole place to ourselves and it was the perfect place to meditate or enjoy the peace and quiet of the Irish countryside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank halehp
Reviewed 15 August 2018

this is a pretty cool set of ruins, worth the short drive off the main road, the signs are informative

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

great views , no crowds,good for the young and old very peaceful, not too far from Swinford , a lovely little country town

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vinny99b
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Rosserk is quite a substantial ruin in a gorgeous setting . Lots of exploring to do , great to get upstairs and get a better than normal idea of the layout . There's a great carving of a round tower on the window to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

This was a little tricky to find (follow the signs not the phone) - but was beautiful and serene when we arrived. The only people there on a summer afternoon and it was lovely.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

You could almost just put a roof on it, so much survives. Not much information on the display board but you get the basics. Try to go when the tide is in as it’s more dramatic. Don’t miss the Holy Well just before it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JohnUK
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