Boyle Abbey
Bridge St., Boyle Route Planner
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Opening hours

Early Apr-end Sep: daily 10am-6pm


The ruins belong to a Cistercian institution founded in 1161 by monks from Mellifont. Boyle Abbey sports a square tower, rare in this order, mingling Celtic, English and Burgundian influences. Note the lovely carved animal heads and characters on the capitals.


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Where to sleepnearby

  • From€80
    9.6 (140 reviews)
    199 m - Lough Key, Carrick On Shannon Road, Boyle F52 VE84
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    9.6 (31 reviews)
    2.76 km - Boyle, Co Roscommon 47 Forest View, Boyle
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    9.8 (33 reviews)
    3.62 km - The Townhouse Main Street, Boyle, Co Roscommon, Boyle

Where to eatnearby

  • From €34 to €49
    MICHELIN 2020
    10.3 km - St George's Terrace, Carrick-on-Shannon F91
  • From €25 to €45
    MICHELIN 2020
    10.4 km - Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon F91