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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 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after dinner so it was fairly late in the evening. There was a service being held so we spent most of our time in the grounds. It is well worth the time to wander the grounds and we were able to take...More

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

Glad you enjoyed your visit to Ballintubber Abbey. The Abbey is open daily from 9am until midnight.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 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 13 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us here in Ballintubber Abbey.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

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

Reviewed 11 July 2018 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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

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

Reviewed 7 July 2018

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.

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Lovely feedback thank you so much.

Reviewed 6 July 2018

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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

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

Reviewed 1 July 2018 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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

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

Reviewed 26 June 2018

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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

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

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Audreykx, Manager at Ballintubber Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words.

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