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Beautiful place

This ruin well worth a visit have to cross a field so not wheelchair friendly or if bad on the feet... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Davy996
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Anchient Ruins

Its a pity this is not more accessible to the public. It is on private ground which can make it a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Declan2004Ireland
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This is the largest medieval priory in Ireland.
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This ruin well worth a visit have to cross a field so not wheelchair friendly or if bad on the feet pleasant on the banks of the suir can be cattle in field so if you are nervous of animal s have a look around...More

Thank Davy996
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Its a pity this is not more accessible to the public. It is on private ground which can make it a bit inaccessible but is worth the visit.

Thank Declan2004Ireland
Reviewed 28 May 2018

i was walking the Tipperary Heritage Way recently,almost in town of Golden ,when i spotted this Abbey,access was easy and i was surprised at the sise of it ,there were information boards there as well.

1  Thank Michael8971
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This ruined Augustinian Priory near Golden is not easy to get to, has little parking and requires that you walk over a field often used by cows. However, it is more than worth it for the site is complete, though ruined and never properly investigated...More

1  Thank Adam C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Tipperary. Took a detour on my way to Cashel to find this place and was not disappointed! Easy to see from the road but had to search for parking... there is basically one spot, a...More

Thank DarkSolstice
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Traveling west on N74 a couple minutes out of Cashel, look for a brown signpost on the left just over the bridge in Golden and it's a few minutes along, off the road on the left. The priory grounds are not developed for visitors -...More

3  Thank jkoloc
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We went there on a sunny Sunday morning. We were alone most of the time. If you want to enjoy the atmosphere of a medieval site without tourists, this is perfect! You will need a car and parking is offroad on a narrow road. Worth...More

Thank Ana07030
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We ended up coming here serendipity. It was very exciting to get in this Priory, the largest medieval in Ireland, stretching over a 4-acre site. It is from the 12th century, founded by the Augustinians under the patronage of William de Burgh (as per Wikipedia).

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a great ruin to visit. As of April 2017, there are no signs to it, and no entrance fee. It is in the middle of a cow field, behind a locked gate. Here is how to get into it: 1) Since there is...More

9  Thank Carol_from_Princeton
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The Athassel Priory has not been commercialised so there are no guided tours, no entery fees, no public parking and very little information on what it is that you are looking at but despite all of this the site itself has a lot to offer...More

3  Thank Gary M
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Response from larsully | Reviewed this property |
Cashel would be the closest town about 7 miles away Larry I would be more than happy to help with any queries you may have, just let me know.
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