Corcomroe Abbey

Bell Harbour , Co. Clare

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About Corcomroe Abbey

Corcomroe Abbey in Bell Harbour, Co. Clare.

Also known as Sancta Maria de Petra Fertilis, this Cistercian abbey was founded by Donal O Brien, King of Limerick, in the 12th century and was occupied until the 17th century.

The site is very well preserved with elaborate wall carvings, tombstones and stone heads all visible.

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