Clonmacnoise Churches
At a Glance
County Offaly
OS Map 47
OS Coordinate M 034 803
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Clonmacnoise Churches, Co. Offaly

Museum building

Temple Dermot

Temple Doolin or Temple Dowling

Temple Hurpan or Mac Laffey's Church

Temple Ri or Temple Melaghlin

Temple Cioran

Temple Finghin

Temple Connor

Nun's Church

Walking from main site to Nun's Church
Main entrance
Chancel Arch
Walking back to the main site
New cemetery

Location: On the east bank of the Shannon River. From just east of Ballinasloe in County Galway (N6), about a kilometer, take R357 SE to Shannonbridge (approx. 10 km). In Shannonbridge, take R444 (on your left) NE approx. 5 km. The road bends at a 90 degree angle here and the entrance to Clonmacnois is on the left just before the bend. From Athlone, take N62 south and then right onto R444. Because it's such a well-known site, there is a reasonably large carpark. It gets very busy in the summer months, but it is open year round usually 10 am to 5:30 pm. Heritage Cards are accepted here.





Other Items of Interest:Clonmacnoise Round Towers

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