Boyle Abbey was the first successful foundation in Connacht of the Cistercian order which had opened its first Irish house at Mellifont, County Louth, in 1142.
The Abbey is now a national monument in state care. A restored gatehouse of 16th/17th century houses an exhibition. Restricted access for people with disabilities. It is located in Boyle, County Roscommon.
Open: 6th April - 27th September : Daily 10am - 6pm
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.