Burrishoole Abbey, Newport

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Well worth a visit if you are on the Greenway - located just the Achill side of Newport. Just 2 minutes off the Greenway  more »
  • We stopped on the Achill Road (N59), 3km (2 miles) outside Newport for a visit to the ruins of Burrishoole Abbey, founded by Sir Richard de Burgo for the Dominican order in 1469. The friary is now a.....  more »
  • Beautiful setting with so much history attached. Very scenic.
  • Beautiful Abbey on the shores of Clew Bay, County Mayo great place for star gazing
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