Old Mellifont Abbey

The first Cistercian monastery in Ireland founded in 1142 by St. Malachy of Armagh, its most unusual feature is the octagonal Lavabo c.1200.

Location

Tullyallen Drogheda , Co Louth

History

The first Cistercian monastery in Ireland founded in 1142 by St. Malachy of Armagh , its most unusual feature is the octagonal Lavabo c.1200. The Visitor Centre houses an interesting exhibition on the work of masons in the Middle Ages with fine examples of their craft on display.

Access to site by stone stairway. Access for people with disabilities to the Visitor Centre.

Opening Times

May - End October Daily 10:00-18:00
Last admission 45 mins. before closing.

Visit Length

1hr

Admission

Adult EUR 2.00 Child EUR 1.00 Student EUR 1.00 Senior EUR 1.25 Family EUR 5.50 Group EUR 1.25

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times

May - End October Daily 10:00-18:00
Last admission 45 mins. before closing.

Visit Length

1hr

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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