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Quin Abbey

Quin House 8 Miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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It seemed much bigger and enchanting when I was young and the abbey in Ennis is better set up and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blub111
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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very well preserved and interesting abbey

great for a look round and free. with a cracker coffee shop just across the road for when you get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
snowgul
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Killinchy, United Kingdom
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Quin House 8 Miles Southeast of Ennis, Quin, Ennis, Ireland
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"across the road"
in 13 reviews
"walk around"
in 8 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"franciscan friary"
in 4 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 4 reviews
"office of public works"
in 3 reviews
"great stop"
in 3 reviews
"nice village"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 3 reviews
"tea room"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful ruins"
in 2 reviews
"lit up at night"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant walk"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
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"slight detour"
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"short trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seemed much bigger and enchanting when I was young and the abbey in Ennis is better set up and 10km nearer civilization for tourists

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great for a look round and free. with a cracker coffee shop just across the road for when you get peckish

Thank snowgul
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best examples of its type in Ireland. A joy to walk around and kids loved exploring its grounds and history. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This ruin in the little town of Quin was worth the trip from Ennis. When you see the magnificent structure and then think of how this was once a thriving monastery, center of learning and faith, and then realize how it was wantonly destroyed, you...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

To close to miss this beautiful Abbey. The historical aspects of it are beautiful. Add it as part of your walk around.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

These ruins were pretty impressive. Lots of nooks and crannies to explore, the ruins were pretty extensive. It is very nicely situated, easy to get to just off center of quin village. However, there was just one sign out front, so you're free to explore...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We happened upon the Quin Abbey one afternoon. We stopped and took a walk through the property. There is a walking path that passes through and many locals stroll through the grounds. The abbey is pretty well preserved. You may not enter into the center...More

Thank Carrie M
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

My first visit was my best. 1998, August. Solo, first stop off the plane in Shannon. Caretaker (John O'Halloran?) was just finishing mowing an interior micro lawn, and took great pleasure in welcoming me. The Clune clan epicenter is Quin, and my father's mother was...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Quinn Abbey are the lovely remains (substantially intact) of a 13th century Franciscan Friary built on an Anglo-Roman castle. It is not a manned site, entry is free. However, there is little information provided other than a singular signboard. I am sure there is a...More

Thank bobjanh
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A very large abbey that you could hardly call a ruin, it is so well kept. It’s really only missing the roof! So wonderful to walk around and read the gravestones in the floor. Very quiet in mid-November, only saw two other people. There is...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Response from ClaudiaDina | Reviewed this property |
Last time we went there were no opening hours but there was somebody taking care of the place and made sure we don't step or sit on the wrong places. After 6 pm he closed the gates but you could go around and find an... More
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