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Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth, its ruins and associations

a guide and popular history.

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Published by J. Duffy for the Cistercians, Mount St. Joseph Abbey, Roscrea in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mellifont Abbey, Ireland.,
  • Cistercians -- Ireland.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14022072M
    OCLC/WorldCa3565757

    Showing posts with label Saints of the Cistercian all posts. Old Mellifont Abbey Mellifont Abbey was the first Cistercian monastery in Ireland, founded in by Saint Malachy, Archbishop of Armagh. The abbey was built on the banks of the river Mattock about 10km (6 miles) north of Drogheda and about two miles from Monasterboice. Mellifont Abbey prospered and by it had one hundred monks and three hundred lay brothers.

    LOUTH. From Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland () «County Longford | Book Contents | County Mayo». Description of County Louth | Drogheda | St. Lawrence's Gate, Drogheda | Mellifont Abbey | Celtic Cross, Monasterboice | Louth Map. NAME.—The county took its name from the village of Louth; the old form of the name is Lughmhagh (pron. Loova), of which the meaning is uncertain. Drogheda Tourism; Drogheda Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Drogheda; Drogheda Holiday Rentals; Drogheda Holiday Packages; Flights to Drogheda; Drogheda Restaurants/ TripAdvisor reviews.

    Mellifont was closed in the 16th century during Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries, and a manor house was soon built on the site for an English landlord, using the abbey stones. A century later, that house would be the last place where Hugh O’Neill, the final Irish chief, stayed before surrendering to the English and then fleeing. Old Mellifont Abbey is located in County Louth on the banks of the river Mattock, 6 miles north west of Drogheda it was founded by St Malachi of Armagh in on land granted by Donogh O'Carroll, king of Oriel. Little remains of the original buildings. Visitors today leaving the site office cross through the north transept of the church, of which only lower portions of the walls and piers.


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Mellifont Abbey (Irish: An Mhainistir Mhór, literally 'the Big Monastery'), was a Cistercian abbey located its ruins and associations book to Drogheda in County Louth, was the first abbey of the order to be built in Ireland.

Init hosted the Synod of its dissolution in the abbey Location: Collon, County Louth, Ireland. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mellifont Abbey, Co.

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Louth, its ruins and associations: a guide and popular history. Publication date Old Mellifont Abbey Contact Details. Address: Tullyallen Drogheda Co.

Louth A92 K Contact Details: 28th May to 26th August. Telephone No 41 Fax No: 00 Official guide Louth and Meath: Lughbhadh agus An Mhidhe, Dublin, n/d.

Dealga's Legacy Dundalk's heritage, Dundalk Drogheda andODS Down the Quay: A history of Dundalk harbour, n.d. Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth, Its ruins and associations. A Guide and Popular History, Dublin New Mellifont Abbey Inat the invitation of Cardinal McRory, the monks of Mount Melleray Abbey in Co.

Waterford founded a new monastery at “Oriel Temple”, Collon, on lands which had been part of the property of Mellifont Abbey four hundred years before.

Mellifont Abbey, Collon, Co. Louth, Ireland, is home to a community of monks. We live monastic life according to the Rule of St Benedict in the Cistercian tradition (O.C.S.O.).

In response to a personal vocation or calling from the Lord, we dedicate ourselves to the worship of. Title: Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth. Its Ruins and Associations, a Guide and Popular History. Author: Anonymous. Release Date: Febru [eBook #] Language: English.

Character set encoding: ISO ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MELLIFONT ABBEY, CO. LOUTH*** E-text prepared by the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. The ruins of Old Mellifont Abbey lie in a valley adjacent to a fast running section of the River Mattock that was part of a millrace to an old nearby flax mill.

The Abbey was founded in by order of St Malachy, who was at that time Bishop of Armagh. It was the first Cistercian monastic site in Ireland and was inhabited initially by French. Abbey of Mellifont. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Located three miles from Drogheda, Co.

Louth, Diocese of Armagh, it was the first Cistercian monastery established in Ireland. HENNESSEY, Mellifont Abbey, Its Ruins and Associations (Dublin, ); HAVTRY (). Mellifont Abbey is open: Sun - Sun - ; Mon - Sat - ; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Mellifont Abbey, located in County Louth, was the first Cistercian abbey to be built in Ireland. Fore more videos Mellifont Abbey is a beautiful Residential Care Home providing high quality residential and respite care to up to 23 residents in the picturesque surroundings of Wookey, Somerset.

At Mellifont Abbey we believe that every resident is an individual and is entitled to a life of dignity and independence in a safe, loving environment, and we make. Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth, its ruins and associations: a guide and popular history (Dublin, ), Canon O'Hanlon has only the briefest of notices for this holy monastic: The Blessed Malchus, Monk of Mellifont, County of Louth.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Located three miles from Drogheda, Co. Louth, Diocese of Armagh, it was the first Cistercian monastery established in Ireland.

In the yearSt. Malachy, en route for Rome, visited St. Bernard at Clairvaux, and was so edified that he resolved to establish a similar monastery in his own diocese of Armagh. He therefore left several of his companions at Clairvaux, to make their novitiate.

Located three miles from Drogheda, Co. Louth, Diocese of Armagh, it was the first Cistercian monastery established in Ireland. In the yearSt. Malachy, HENNESSEY, Mellifont Abbey, Its Ruins and Associations (Dublin, ); HAVTRY (). Mellifont Abbey is open: Sun - Sun AM - PM; Mon - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/ TripAdvisor reviews.In this general view of the ruins of Mellifont, it is necessary to explain to the reader, that the large building to the left, with its adjoining offices, represents a modern Mill, the tower to the right, immediately over the figures, is the ancient Abbey gateway, the ruined buildings in front are the Baptistery and Chapel of St Bernard, and on the eminence, immediately above the latter, is.Book your tickets online for Mellifont Abbey, Drogheda: See reviews, articles, and photos of Mellifont Abbey, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 17 attractions in Drogheda TripAdvisor reviews.