While visiting Leitrim we came to Dromahair specially to see Creevelea and we were not disappointed. We were amazed with the scale of the building and the workmanship of a 15th century building. The building has been preserved to a great degree. I was trying...更多
We were thrilled to finally visit the abbey where our relative was the Bishop. We actually found his tombstone even though it was greatly deteriorated. Very disappointed to hear that the Abbey (Friary) is now maintained by the Public works office.....what a shame. This could...更多
Creevelea Abbey is the remains of the last Franciscan friary. You can walk to it from the village of Dromahair along the Bonet River, lovely views and very interesting reading some very old Headstones.
Creevelea friary is up a lane, only a stone's throw from Dromahair village. This was the last Franciscan friary to be built before the suppression of the English monasteries by the English king Henry VIII in the middle of the 16th century. It takes it's...更多
A little difficult to find but well worth the visit. Still used as a local cemetery but steeped in history from way back in the day. Interesting history, crumbling buildings but retains a spiritual presence nonetheless.