Mellifont Abbey, County Meath

Mellifont Abbey, County Meath, Ireland

Founded in 1142, Mellifont Abbey in County Meath was the first Cistercian Abbey built in Ireland. The remnants of the octagonal lavabo (shown above) are one of the sites most notable features.

While you’re planning your itinerary, you may also include the Boyne Valley, Newgrange, Monasterboice, and the town of Drogheda.

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Author: Corey

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