Address: Abbey St., Sligo.
Telephone: +353 71 9146406
Fax: +353 71 9149909
3rd April - 15th October 2014 : Daily 10.00-18.00
Last admission 45 mins before closing
Average length of visit: 1 hour
Small exhibition, toilets. Public car park close to site
Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid - 13th century by Maurice Fitzgerald. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloister and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church. This enigmatic friary will inspire and enlighten it's visitors. Access o site is by stone stairway.
Location: Centre of Sligo town
Maximum no: 40
Duration: 30 minutes
Leaflet/Guide book: English. Self guide leaflet in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch
Photography / video allowed: Yes, but permit requireed for commercial purposes