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Kells Priory
R 697, Stonyford Route Planner
The Green Guide

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The ruins of this fortified Augustinian priory are among the most impressive of Ireland. They occupy a bucolic site near the Kings River, amid hilly meadows where sheep graze. The original buildings, dating from 1193, were burnt and pillaged a hundred years later before being rebuilt. Stop on the right bank of Kings River to enjoy the scenery. Near the bridge a restored watermill has been turned into a Visitor Centre.

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