Sligo Abbey

Sligo Abbey

Contact Details

Address: Abbey St., Sligo.   
Telephone: +353 71 9146406
Fax: +353 71 9149909

Opening Hours

24th March - 12th October 2016:   Daily 10.00-18.00
Last admission 45 mins before closing

Average length of visit: 1 hour


Admission Fees

D Adult: €4.00
Sen/Group: €3.00
Child/Student: €2.00
Family: €10.00


Small exhibition, toilets. Public car park close to site

Tearooms: None

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
Guided tours:
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

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