Jerpoint Abbey, Kilkenny

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-567724623
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
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About Jerpoint Abbey, Kilkenny

Jerpoint abbey was founded in the late 12th century. Constructed in 1180 by DonoghO'Donoghoe Mac GillaPatraic, the King of Osraige, the abbey was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Highlights Include:

  • Stone carvings including the tomb of Felix O'Dulany, Bishop of the Diocese of Ossory.
  • Visitor’s Centre
  • Guided Tours of the abbey
  • Saint Nicholas’s grave placed at the ruins of a church in Newtown Jerpoint.

Visitors love the abbey’s English architecture while the ruins give the place an eccentric charm.

Jerpoint Abbey Information

  • Carry snacks with you since there are no eateries around.
  • Do visit the nearby Jerpoint Park
  • Do try to rent a bicycle/ bike to reach the abbey. Taxis are preferred too.

Jerpoint Abbey Ticket Prices

  • Adult: Euro 4.00 
  • Sen/Group: Euro 3.00 
  • Child/Student: Euro 2.00 
  • Family: Euro 10.00

Jerpoint Abbey Opening and Closing Hours

  • Dec to March:  Pre-booked tours only.

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