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Jerpoint Abbey

Thomastown, County Kilkenny

A monastic site located near Thomastown in County Kilkenny

Tourism Ireland

An outstanding Cistercian abbey founded in the second half of the 12th century. The church with its Romanesque details dates from this period. In the transept chapels the visitor can see 13th to 16th century tomb sculpture. The tower and cloister date from the 15th century. The chief delight of the Abbey is the sculptured cloister arcade with unique carvings. The Visitor Centre houses an interesting exhibition. Access for visitors with disabilities. Guided tours available.


Directions to Jerpoint Abbey - Thomastown

Located near Thomastown Village. 2.5km south west from Thomastown on the N9

Sat Nav: 52.510929,-7.157980

* Pictures; courtesy of photographic unit of the department of environment, heritage and local government.

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Thomastown Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandOldtown Farmhouse , B&B

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City

Season: March - November    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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