Sligo Abbey

Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid-13th century by Maurice FitzGerald.

Location

Abbey Street, Sligo

History

Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid-13th century by Maurice FitzGerald. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloisters and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church. This enigmatic Friary will inspire and enlighten its visitors. Access to site is by stone stairway.

Opening Times

April - October Daily 10:00-18:00
Last admission 45 mins. before closing. Site may open weekends November - March.

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

April - October Daily 10:00-18:00
Last admission 45 mins. before closing. Site may open weekends November - March.

Visit Length

1hr

Facilities

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

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