A 6th century monastic site, founded by St. Ciaran, encompassing a Cathedral, nine churches, (10th-13th century) and two round towers. In the Visitor Centre there are three high crosses, early Christian grave slabs, exhibitions and an audio-visual show.


Nov-Mid Mar Daily 10.00-17.30

Mid Mar-Mid May Daily 10.00-18.00

Mid May-Early Sept Daily 09.00-19.00

Sept-Oct Daily 10.00-18.00

All bus-coach tours must be pre-booked. Visitor Centre is fully accessable for visitors with disabilities. Please note that this is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the summer months

Facilities: Exhibitions, audio-visual Show, tearooms and car/coach park ,mooring .



Co. Offaly

Tel +353 905 74195 , Fax +353 905 74273