A Tour of the Cemeteries of Durrow

A Tour of the Cemeteries of Durrow

25 August, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society
  • Durrow High Cross, Durrow Abbey Estate, Durrow
  • Co. Offaly

This tour will explore the cemetery at Durrow Abbey, as well as the nearby Catholic and the Church of Ireland cemeteries.

Visitors can view the church, holy well and ninth-century High Cross at Durrow Abbey, and learn about the history of the adjoining cemetery, where the oldest headstone dates to the 1650s. The nearby Catholic cemetery goes back to 1832 and members of numerous prominent families are buried there. The nearby Church of Ireland cemetery dates from the 1880s. Visitors are advised that a car will be needed to travel between the three sites.

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free

Access & Parking

  • Suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Full)
  • Car Parking Available

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