Sligo Abbey Reopens

There’s great news for those in Sligo, or coming to visit, as Sligo Abbey has reopened to the public. The abbey has been closed to the public for the last two years, so it’s wonderful to see them back open again.

The abbey is open from the end of March to the end of October. Seven days a week from 10am – 6pm, with the last admission at 5.15pm.

Information from the Sligo Abbey Facebook page:

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 cloister and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church. This enigmatic friary will inspire and enlighten it’s visitors.

Sligo Abbey OPW Facebook Page

Sligo Abbey also has a connection to Dracula, you can read more here, and there is an information board in the abbey too.

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