Athenry Dominican Priory, Athenry

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Ruin · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • Just a short walk from Athenry Castle, you will find the ruins of Athenry Dominican Priory. This set of ruins looked quite different from many that we found across Ireland in the fact that the grass....  more »
  • This is an amazing piece of history in a great little town, and so accessible. We just came across this place as we were walking around Athenry after an evening meal. We were able to get up close...  more »
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  • Historically, Athenry is one of the most prolific founders of religious houses in Ireland. The local community formed at least five other priories, had several sub-communities and owned 1500 acres. The ruins are in great repair but you need to call Tony to get access. Tony is the local guide and his phone number is at the gate.
  • Steeped in History, Athenry should be a first call for any visitors.
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