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List of Cistercian abbeys in Ireland

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This is a List of Cistercian monasteries (called abbeys) in Ireland. The first abbey built in Ireland was Mellifont Abbey, founded by Saint Malachy, Archbishop of Armagh in 1142.

Currently active abbeys

Abbeys, now in ruins

Mainistir an Aonaigh (County Limerick) was founded in 1148 by Turlough O’Brien, King of Thomond.

Abbeys, No longer in existence

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cistercian Abbeys: KILBEGGAN" (PHP). cistercians.shef.ac.uk. Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]

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