Locally known as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid - 13th century by Maurice Fitzgerald.

Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the 13th century. The site contains a wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculptures, well preserved cloister and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church.

It will inspire and enlighten it’s visitors. Access is by stone stairway.

Highlights
  • 13th Century Dominican Friary
  • The site contains a wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculptures
  • The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church
Open

Open Daily March to October

Mar 29 to Oct 31
: Daily 10:00-18:00


Last admission: 45 mins before closing

Prices

Admission Prices 2018

Adult: €5.00
Senior (aged 65+): €4
.00
Student (with valid ID): €3
.00
Child: €3.00
Family: €13.00

Useful Information

LANGUAGES: Leaflet/Guide book (English). Self guide leaflet (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch)

PARKING: Public car park close to site

Getting There

Centre of Sligo town

Map Location: 54.270673, -8.470351
Contact Sligo Abbey

Abbey Street, Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland


Eircode: F91 K796
T: +353 (0)71 914 6406
E: sligoabbey@opw.ie
W:
www.heritageireland.ieennorth-westsligoabbey
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