Clare Abbey, Ennis

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Clare Abbey, also known as Clareabbey, is a ruined Augustinian monastery located near the village of Ennis, along the banks of the Fergus River, and about a mile north of Clarecastle in County Clare, Ireland. The Abbey, founded in 1189, was the largest and most important of the Augustinian monasteries in County Clare.
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  • The ruins are off a dual carriageway. You have to drive up a rough lane way to get to it. It is big and spacious but there is no signs with information about the abbey there at all. Nice thing to see....  more »
  • Clare Abbey was the first, largest and most important Augustinian house in Clare, founded in 1189. It is situated on an elevated site beside the River Fergus. After Abbey raundabout on the way to...  more »
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  • Beautiful Abbey ruin. Parking is limited if other people are here but it is an absolutely gorgeous ruin.
  • Fantastic spot to just look at irish history

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