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Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland
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Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland

Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland is a link page for any abbey, priory, friary or other monastic religious house in the Republic of Ireland.

Abbreviations and Key

The sites listed are ruins unless indicated thus:-

* indicates current monastic function
+ indicates current non-monastic ecclesiastic function
^ indicates current non-ecclesiastic function
# indicates no identifiable trace of the monastic foundation remains
~ indicates exact site of monastic foundation unknown

Trusteeship denoted as follows:-

NM = National Monument

Other abbreviations:-

trns = transferred rmv = removed c = circa (about) ante = before post = after C.I. = Church of Ireland R.C. = Roman Catholic Church

County Carlow

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Dunleckney Preceptory Knights Templar 1300-1308    
St. Mullin's monastery 7thC (NM)    
St. Mullin's Abbey (NM)    
Tullow Abbey Knights Hospitaller 1212 Tully Abbey The Black Abbey  

County Cavan

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Cavan Friary Dominican Monks (c)1300, Franciscan Monks c1393, Observant-Franciscan ante1516-1826   The Friary Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cavan

County Clare

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Bishop's Island monastery      
Canon Island Abbey Augustinian end12thC (NM)    
Clare Abbey, Clarecastle Augustinian 1189 (NM) Clareabbey The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Clareabbey
Corcomroe Abbey Cistercian 1194/5 (NM)   Sancta Maria de Petra Fertili The Abbey Church of Saint Mary of the Fertile Rock, Corcomroe
Dysert O Dea monastery ante735    
Ennis Friary* Franciscan ante1242? c1284-1606, 1628-1651, c1660-1693, 1969-present, parish church 1615    
Ennis Friary* Franciscan 1841    
Ennis Monastery* Poor Clares    
Finlough monastery site occupied by remains of Tomfinlough church    
Inchicronan Friary Augustinian Canons from Clareabbey 1189, parish church 1302, built on the site of an earlier monastery (NM)    
Inishcealtra monastery, Inishcealtra/Holy Island      
Killone Abbey Augustinian Nuns 1180 (or Monks 1120), now in the grounds of Newhall House, with public access   The Abbey Church of Saint John, Killone
Kilfenora Abbey Franciscan (NM)    
Quin Friary Franciscan (NM) Quin Abbey  
Scattery Island Cathedral and monastery      
Tulla Abbey      

County Cork

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbeymahon Abbey Cistercian ''trns' from Aghamanister 1278-1541    
Abbeystrowry Abbey Cistercian 14thC    
Aghamanister Abbey Cistercian from Baltinglass 1172-1278, trns to Abbeymahon 1278    
Ballybeg Friary Augustinian early13thC (NM)    
Bridgetown Abbey, Castletownroche Augustinian    
Buttevant Friary Franciscan 1254-Dissolution, Restoration-post1800 (NM) Ecclesia Tumulorum The Friary Church of Saint Thomas, Burrevant
Castlelyons Abbey Carmelite    
Castlemartyr House priory Carmelite    
Cloyne Cathedral and monastery      
Coole Abbey Franciscan    
Cork Abbey Augustinian    
Cork monastery# site probably now occupied by St Finbarr's Cathedral    
Curraghalicky Abbey Cistercian Carrigilihy Abbey  
Fermoy monastery#?      
Glanworth Abbey Dominican 1475    
Goughane Barra monastery      
Kilcrea Friary Franciscan 1465-1577, 1604-c1614 (NM)    
Killeenemer monastery      
Labbamolaga monastery      
Midleton Abbey# Cistercian from Monasteranenagh 1179/80-ante1573 Chorus Sancti Benedicti The Abbey Church of Saint Mary of Chore
Molana Abbey      
Mourne Abbey Knights Templar then Knights Hospitaller    
The Priory, Newmarket      
Ross Priory Benedictine Ross Carbery Priory; Rosailithir The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Ross
Rincrew Abbey, Rincrew Hill      
Sherkin Friary Observant-Franciscan 1460(1470)-1537 (NM) Sherkin Island Abbey  
Timoleague Friary Franciscan, built on the site of an earlier monastery (NM)    
Tullylease Abbey      
North Abbey, Youghal Dominican    
Youghal Priory Benedictine    

County Donegal

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ard Mhuire Friary* Capuchin-Franciscan    
Assaroe Abbey Cistercian from Boyle 1178-post1597    
Conwal monastery      
Donegal Friary Observant-Franciscan 1473/4-1601 (NM) 'Donegal Abbey'  
Fahan monastery site now occupied by C.I. church    
Gartan-Rath monastery      
Killydonnell Friary Franciscan    
Kilmacrenan Friary Franciscan, built on the site of earlier abbey    
Lough Derg monastery, Station Island ancient monastery, then Augustinian Canons Regular c1130, trns to Saints Island    
Lough Derg Friary, Saints Island Augustinian Canons Regular c1130, Franciscan ante1631    
Lough Derg monastery, Station Island Franciscan 1763    
Racoon monastery, nr Ballintra Patrician c440    
Rathmullan Friary Carmelite    
Moyra monastery, Ray site occupied by remains of a 16th-C church    
Rossnowlagh Friary* Franciscan    
Tory Island Abbey#? on the site of an earlier monastery Columban (6thC), (NM)    

County Dublin

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Clondalkin Abbey      
St. Mary's Abbey, Dublin Savignac from Chester c1139, Cistercian 1147 (NM)    
S. Thomas' Abbey, Dublin Augustinian   '''The Abbey Church of Saint Thomas the Martyr, Dublin
Finglas monastery site occupied by remains of a medieval church    
Grace Dieu Abbey, nr Donabate Augustinian, Turvey House was build from the remains of the abbey    
Grange Abbey (NM)    
Howth Abbey - The Collegiate Church of St. Mary, Howth      
Lambay Island monastery#      
Loreto Abbey formerly Rathfarnham House    
Lusk Abbey      
Rathfarnham Priory sometime home of the Curran family    
Rathmichael monastery, Carrickgolligan Hill      
Red Island monastery, Skerries      
Holmpatrick Priory, Skerries Augustinian, site now occupied by C.I. church    
Swords monastery      
Tallaght monastery# site now occupied by C.I. church    
Tallaght Friary Dominican    
Tullow/Tully monastery? ruined 13th-C church may occupy site of an early monastery    

'The Abbey', Malahide: ruins of a chapel

County Galway

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Annaghdown Priory Arroasian 13thC (NM)   The Abbey Church of Saint Mary de Portu Patrum, Annaghdown
Annaghdown nunnery# Augustinian Nuns 578, Arroasian 1144    
Annaghdown monastery# 6thC    
Athenry Friary Dominican 1241-1574, 1627-1652, became a university 1644, used as a barracks 18thC (NM)    
Claregalway Friary Franciscan sic1290-1765 (NM) Claregalway Abbey  
Clonfert monastery      
Clontuskert Priory Augustinian 12thC-1633, 1637-, built on the site of an earlier monastery c805 (NM) 'Clontuskert Abbey' 'The Old Abbey' '''The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Clontuskert
Dromacoo monastery      
Dunmore Friary and Abbey Augustinian Eremites 1425-1574, -1641 (NM)    
Galway Friary Franciscan    
Inishbofin monastery      
Kilbennan monastery Franciscan    
Kilbiernan monastery      
Kilcorban Friary Dominican, site now occupied by St. Corban's Church    
Kilcolgan Abbey# Irish placename supports tradition of an early abbey founded there    
Kilconnell Friary Franciscan 1353-1541, on the site of an earlier monastery (6thC), (NM)    
Killursa monastery      
Kilnalahan Friary, nr.Abbey Carthusian c1340, Franciscan c1370    
Kilmacduagh monastery      
Knockmoy Abbey, Cistercian from Boyle 1190-1542 (NM) Collis Victoriae Abbeyknockmoy Abbeyknockmoy Abbey
Kylemore Abbey Benedictine, mansion now serves as convent boarding school    
Loughrea Friary Carmelite    
Meelick Friary+ Franciscan 1414, Observant-Franciscan 1479-1852, now R.C. church    
Portumna Friary Dominican 1426, on the site of the Cistercian Priory Portumna Abbey The Friary Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Portumna
Portumna Priory Cistercian 1254 Portumna Abbey The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Portumna
Ross Errilly Friary, nr Headford Franciscan c1351, Observant-Franciscan 1470-1656, c1664-1753 (NM)    
Rosserk Friary      
Roundstone Priory Dominican    
Toombeola Abbey Dominican    

County Kerry

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbeydorney Abbey Cistercian from Monasteranenagh 1154-1457 Odorney or Kyrie Eleison  
Aghadoe monastery ?Augustinian 7thC (NM)    
Ardfert Abbey Georgian mansion    
Ardfert Friary Franciscan c1253 (NM)    
Ballinskelligs Priory Augustinian 12thC (NM)    
Ballyduff Abbey 13thC, 15thC    
Church Island monastery      
Derrynane Abbey, nr Caherdaniel      
Illauntannig Island monastery, Maghree Islands      
Innisfallen Abbey Augustinian, on site of an earlier foundation (7thC) (NM)    
Kilcolman Abbey, Milltown      
Killagh Priory, Milltown in the grounds of Kilcolman Abbey, Milltown    
Kilrellig monastery, Bolus Head      
Lislaughtin Abbey Franciscan1478-dissolution, 1629-? , probably built on the site of an earlier monastery (7thC) (NM)    
Muckross Abbey Franciscan    
Rattoo monastery, nr Ballyduff ?Augustinian (NM)    
Rattoo Abbey, nr Ballyduff to the east of monastery (above)    
Skellig Michael monastery, Great Skellig Island Augustinian    
The Dominican Church of Holy Cross Abbey, Tralee Dominican    
Tralee Priory attached to abbey    

County Kildare

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Athy Priory Dominican 1257-1539    
Castledermot Friary Franciscan ante1247-1540,    
Castledermot monastery c800    
Celbridge Abbey      
Clane Friary Franciscan 1258-1540, 1647-c1650    
Donaghmore monastery Patrician/Columban 6thC    
Great Connell Priory Augustinian    
Kildare nunnery      
Black Abbey, Kildare Dominican    
Grey Abbey, Kildare Franciscan c1254/1260, Observant-Franciscan 1520-1547, 1621-c1770    
White Abbey, Kildare Carmelite    
Kilberry Abbey      
Kilcullen Abbey Observant-Franciscan 1486-1547, 1640s New Abbey  
Kilteel preceptory Knights Hospitaller    
Abbey of St. Wolstan, Leixlip      
Monasterevin monastery# Cistercian 1189, site now (thought to be) occupied by a stately home named 'Moore Abbey', in use as a hospice 1945-present (below)    
Moone Abbey 6thC    
Moore Abbey*, Monasterevin Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary 1945-present, stately home (thought to be) built on the site of Monasterevin monastery (above), in use as a hospice    
Naas monasteries several medieval monastic foundations located at Naas    
Tomolin monastery# Timolin = Tigh Moling - 'St. Moling's Monastery'    

County Kilkenny

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Anothmolt Abbey Cistercian from Loghmere ante1207, trns to Graiguenamanagh ante1207 Annamult Abbey  
Ballylarkin Abbey 13thC? (NM)    
Callan Priory Augustinian c1215 'Callan Abbey'  
Callan Friary Observant-Augustinian c1462    
Duiske Abbey+, Craiguenamanagh Cistercian ante1207-1536, part of church is in R.C. ecclesiastical use (NM) Graiguenamanagh Abbey  
Fertagh monastery Augustinian Canons, 13thC-1780, now part of a handball alley    
Fiddown monastery 6thC, church demolished 1870    
Freshford monastery site now occupied by parish church    
Grangefertagh monastery 6thC, site occupied by round tower and ruined chapel Fertagh monastery  
Inistioge monastery+ Augustinian, incorporated into C.I. parish church    
Jerpoint Abbey Benedictine 1158, Cistercian from Baltinglass 1180, occupies the site of an earlier Benedictine monastery, traces of which remain (NM)    
Kells Friary Augustinian    
Kells Priory Augustinian 1193-1540 (NM)    
St. John's Priory, Kilkenny Priory and C.I. parish church   The Priory Church of Saint John, Kilkenny
Kilkenny Grey Friary Franciscan 1231/4-1550, 1553-1559   The Abbey Church of Saint Francis, Kilkenny
Kilkenny Black Friary* Dominican 1225-16thC, used as a courthouse, restored 1970s, now in parochial use 'Black Abbey'  
Kilkiernan monastery      
Knocktopher Friary^ Carmelite, remains incorporated into private house    
Loghmere Abbey Cistercian from Stanley 1202/4, trns to Anothmolt ante1207 Loughmerans Abbey  
Tibberaghny monastery 6thC    
Tullaherin monastery      
Thomastown R.C. church contains the high altar from Jerpoint Abbey

County Laois

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbeyleix Abbey# Cistercian from Baltinglass 1183/4-1552 Lex Dei  
Aghaboe monastery# 6thC    
Aghaboe Priory Augustinian 1382, on site of Aghaboe monastery    
Aghaboe Friary Dominican 1382    
Clonenagh monastery site now occupied by Clonenagh Church    
Erril monastery      
Rosenallis monastery      
Sleaty monastery site occupied by remains of Sleaty Church    
Timahoe monastery      

County Leitrim

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Creevelea Friary Franciscan 1508-1590, 1618-1837 Dromahair Friary  
Rossclogher Abbey, Kinlough      

County Limerick

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbeyfeale Abbey Cistercian 1188    
Abington Abbey Cistercian from Arklow 1205-post1557 Mainister Uaithne; Woney Abbey; Owney Abbey  
Adare Friary+ 'The Black Abbey' Augustinian c1316, now in use as C.I. parish church    
Adare Friary Franciscan 1464, now in the grounds of Adare Manor with public access    
Adare Abbey Trinitarian c1230-1539    
Ardpatrick monastery      
Askeaton Friary Franciscan 1389 (NM)    
Ballingarry Friary Franciscan    
Dysert monastery, Carrigeen      
Glenstal Abbey Benedictine, mansion now in monastic use    
Killeedy nunnery      
Kilmallock monastery      
Kilmallock Friary Dominican 1291-(1548)-1641 (NM)    
Monasteranenagh Abbey Cistercian from Mellifont 1148/51-1541 (NM)    
St. Katherine's Abbey, Monisternagalliaghduff, nr Shanagolden Augustinian nuns    
Mungret Abbey (NM)    
Rathkeale Abbey Augustinian 13thC Rathkeale Priory The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Rathkeale

County Longford

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbeylara Abbey Cistercian from St Mary's, Dublin 1210/14-1540    
Abbeyshrule Abbey Cistercian from Mellifont 1200-1592 (NM) Shrule Abbey  
Ballinasaggart Friary Franciscan ante15thC-1811   The Friary Church of Saint John the Baptist of Longford
Inchcleraun monastery, Loughree      
Longford Friary# Dominican    

County Louth

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ardee monastery# 1209, site now occupied by St Mary's R.C. Church    
Carlingford Friary Dominican 1315-1540, disputed between Dominican and Franciscan 1670s, Dominican -18thC, trns to Dundalk   The Friary Church of Saint Malachy, Carlingford
St. Mary's Friary, Drogheda Augustinian    
St. Mary Magdalene Friary, Drogheda Observant-Franciscan 1830, Brown friary 1923    
Drogheda Friary# Franciscan c1240, Observant-Franciscan 1506-1540(c1545)    
Dromiskin monastery Patrician    
Dundalk Friary Franciscan ante1246-1539, friars exiled to a small cottage 1539: Observant-Franciscan 1556-1563, returned 1626-1732    
Faughart monastery      
Louth monastery 6thC (NM)    
Louth Abbey Dominican    
Mellifont Abbey Cistercian 1142-1743, converted into a house 1556 (NM) Old Mellifont Abbey  
Monasterboice Abbey      

County Mayo

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Aghagower monastery Patrician ante12thC (NM)    
Ardnaree Friary, Ballina Augustinian 15thC    
Balla monastery 7thC    
Ballinrobe Friary Augustinian c1313    
Ballintober Abbey+ Augustinian 1216-1452, c1635-1653, restored 1966, built on the site of an earlier monastery (NM) Ballintubber Abbey  
Ballyhaunis Friary Augustinian 1641, burned 1650, restored 1938, on the site of, and incorporating, an earlier friary 1348 'The Abbey'  
Burriscarra Abbey Carmelite (NM)    
Burrishoole Abbey      
Clare Island - Church of St. Bridget Cistercian cells 'the Abbey'  
Cong Abbey Augustinian 12thC?, on the site of an earlier abbey (6thC) (NM)    
Errew abbey Augustinian, also nearby, remains of a church built on the probable site of an earlier foundation    
High Island monastery 7thC (NM) Ard Oilean  
Inishglora monastery      
Inishmaan monastery Augustinian    
Inishmaine Abbey Augustinianearly15thC, near (/on site of?) earlier monastery (-post1227) (NM)    
Inishmicatreer monastery 'Inishmicatreer Abbey'      
Kilbennan monastery      
Killala monastery Patrician    
Mayo Abbey      
Meelick Friary Franciscan    
Moyne Abbey Franciscan    
Murrisk Abbey Augustinian    
Rathfran Friary Dominican    
Rosserk Friary Franciscan    
Strade Friary Franciscan later Dominican    
Urlaur Abbey Dominican 1430   The Abbey Church of Saint Thomas, Urlaur

County Meath

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Athboy Priory# Carmelite, site now occupied by C.I. church    
Bective Abbey 1150-1536, on the site of an earlier abbey (NM)   The Abbey Church of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Bective
Ceanannas Mor monastery   Kells Monastery  
Clonard Abbey#      
Donaghpatrick monastery site now occupied by St Patrick's C.I. church    
Duleek monastery Augustinian, site now occupied by C.I. parish church    
St. Mary's Priory, Duleek Augustinian    
Kilcarn monastery site of ancient monastery occupied by c1200 church    
Newtown Abbey/Priory, Newtown-Trim      
Hill of Skreen monastery#, nr Tara (NM)    
Slane Abbey#      
Slane Friary Franciscan 1648-1650    
Slane monastery# Franciscan 1512-1540, Capuchin 1631-c1650 (NM)    
Trim monastery# ?      
St. Mary's Abbey, Trim Augustinian, converted into a protestant school 18thC (NM) Talbot Castle The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Trim
Trim Friary Dominican    
Trim Friary# Franciscan c1282, Observant-Franciscan ante1506    

County Monaghan

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Inishkeen monastery      
Monaghan Friary~ Franciscan c1462, Observant-Franciscan -1589, 1635-early18thC    

Clones 'Abbey': a ruined non-monastic church (NM)

County Offaly

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Birr monastery# 12thC    
Clareen monastery      
Clonmacnoise Cathedral and monastery      
Drumcullen monastery# 6thC    
Durrow monasteries      
Durrow nunnery# Augustinian nuns    
Gallen Monastery# 15hC    
Killeigh nunnery Augustinian nuns    
Kinnitty monastery# site possibly marked by a High Cross within a churchyard 557  
Lemanaghan monastery early7thC    
Lynally monastery# Columban 6thC    
Monasteroris Friary Franciscan 1325, Observant-Franciscan 1506-1794    
Mount Joseph Abbey Cistercian    
Rahan monastery c590-635    
Seir Kieran monastery# 6thC    
Tihilly monastery# 5thC    

Gallen Priory: a Georgian house now serving as a convent

County Roscommon

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Boyle Abbey Cistercian from Buniffi 1161, on the site of an earlier monastery called Ath-da-Larc (NM) Ath-da-Larc Abbey  
Cloonshanville Abbey, nr Frenchpark      
Deerane Abbey      
Inchmacnerin Abbey, Cburch Island, Lough Key Augustinian Canons post1140-1569?, built on the site of an earlier monastery, Patrician (6thC) (NM)    
Kilronan Abbey 6thC    
Roscommon Abbey early8thC, Augustinian Canons    
Roscommon Friary Dominican 1253-1872?   The Friary Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Roscommon
Trinity Island Priory, Trinity Island, Lough Key Premonstratensian 1215/1237-1608 (NM) 'Trinity Island Abbey' The Priory Church of the Blessed Trinity, Trinity Island

County Sligo

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ballindoon Friary Dominican 1507    
Ballymote Friary Franciscan 1442, destroyed c1587    
Ballysadare Abbey      
Banada Abbey Augustinian    
Court Abbey, Achonry Franciscan 15thC    
Drumcliff monastery      
Easky Abbey      
Inishmurray monastery      
Skreen monastery site occupied by remains of medieval church    
Sligo Friary Dominican 1253-18thC, trns 18thC (NM) 'Sligo Abbey'  

County Tipperary

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ardfinnan monastery# ?Augustinian Nuns 7thC    
Ardfinnan Abbey Carmelite nuns    
Athassel Priory Augustinian Canons Regular 1192 (NM)    
Cahir Abbey Augustinian Canons Regular (NM) Caher Abbey  
Carrickbeg Friary+, Carrick-on-Suir Franciscan, remains incorporated into R.C. church    
Cashel Abbey Cistercian (NM)    
Cashel Friary Dominican (NM)    
Cashel Friary# site now occupied by St. John the Baptist R.C. parish church    
Clonmel Friary Franciscan    
St. Aibhe's monastery, Emly site subsequently occupied by Emly Cathedral, now occupied by C.I. parish church    
Holy Cross Abbey+ Cistercian, built on site of an earlier Benedictine monastery (NM)   The Abbey Church of the Holy Cross
Hore Abbey Cistercian    
Inishlounaght Abbey, Abbey Cistercian    
Kilcooley Abbey Cistercian (NM)    
Mona Incha Abbey      
Moor Abbey, Galbally (NM)    
Liathmore monastery      
Lorrha monastery C.I. church thought to occupy site    
Lorrha Priory Dominican, southwest of Lorrha    
St. Ruan's 'Abbey', Lorrha northwest of monastery    
Roscrea Friary Franciscan 12thC    
Roscrea monastery 6thC    
St. Cronan's Friary, Roscrea      
Templemore Abbey Knights Templar    
Terryglass monastery      
Toureen monastery      
Tyrone Priory, Nenagh      

County Waterford

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Dungarvan Abbey Augustinian    
Lismore monastery      
Molana Abbey, Ballinatray Augustinian Canons Regular, built on the site of an ancient Celtic abbey    
Mothel Abbey (NM)    
Mount Melleray Abbey Cistercian    
Waterford Friary Dominican    

County Westmeath

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Athlone Abbey      
Athlone Friary Franciscan 1241-Dissolution    
Church Island monastery, Lough Owel      
Fore Abbey Benedictine (NM)   The Abbey Church of Saint Fechin, Fore
Fore monastery c630   The Abbey Church of Saint Fechin, Fore
Inchbofin Abbey early monastic foundation, later Augustinian    
Kilbeggan Abbey? 'The Church of the Relic', Kilbeggan a green mound said to mark the site of an ancient abbey    
Killare monastery site now occupied by remains of old parish church    
Lough Ennell monastery      
Hare Island monastery, Loughree      
Mullingar Friary Dominican 1239-dissolution    
Mullingar monastery Augustinian 1227-dissolution    
Multyfarnham Friary Franciscan    
Tristernagh Abbey 12thC, destroyed 1783 Kilbixy Abbey  

County Wexford

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ballyhack preceptory# Knights Templar, now the site of Ballyhack Castle    
Dunbrody Abbey Cistercian from St Mary's, Dublin 1175/8-1537    
Ferns Abbey Augustinian    
St. Mary's Abbey Church, New Ross Anglo-Norman abbey parish church    
Rosslare Priory Augustinian    
Selskar Abbey Augustinian    
Taghmon monastery Augustinian    
Tintern Abbey Cistercian 1200    

County Wicklow

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Arklow Abbey Cistercian from Wyresdale ante1204-1205, trns to Abington 1205    
Arklow Friary Dominican 13thC    
Baltinglass Abbey Cistercian from Mellifont 1148-1541, adapted as a private house and protestant church, abandoned 1883 (NM) Vallis Salutis Abbey  
Glendalough Cathedral and monastery      
St. Saviour's Monastery, nr Derrybawn      
Shelton Abbey^ now a state forestry school    
Whaley Abbey      
Wicklow Friary Franciscan    

Locations to be established

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Grellechdinach Abbey Cistercian from Mellifont 1148-c1156, trns to Drumconaid c1156    
Drumconaid Abbey Cistercian trns from Grellechdinach c1156-c1158/9, trns to Buniffi c1158/9    
Buniffi Abbey Cistercian trns from Drumconaid c1158/9-1161, trns to Boyle 1161    

See also