Ardboe Monastery Ruins

Ardboe, United Kingdom

Around 590 AD, St Colman founded an abbey or monastery at Ardboe, on an elevated site overlooking Lough Neagh. It was burned 1166 and destroyed by John de Courcey in 1198, today ruins, cemetery and high cross remain.


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Ardboe, United Kingdom
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Founded: 590 AD
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom


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UrsulaTron (7 months ago)
Parking on the side of the road. The graveyard and the ancient Abbey are very peaceful. Beautiful scenery of Lough Neigh after you visit the cross.
Rex Banzuela (8 months ago)
One of the places where you can bring the kids and connect them with Ireland's history.
Fintan Quinn (12 months ago)
Love this place. Hard to believe its so old. Like taking a money to myself on the benches at the other end if the graveyard.
A van der Sman (12 months ago)
Beautifull High Cross near the Shore of Lough Neagh.
Claire Lennox (4 years ago)
Good place to visit quiet area make sure to keep your valuable hidden or in the boot has been few times cars had window smash and people purses taken but that only happen on a rare occasion other than that I recommend to go visit
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