Dysert O'Dea

Interesting
This monastery was founded by St Tola in the 8C. The Archaeology Centre and a little museum dedicated to prehistory and local culture are located in a 15C fortified dwelling. Fine view from the top over the nearby ruins and countryside. In a field nearby stands the White Cross of Tola (late 12C); its high-relief carvings depict the Crucifixion and a bishop (eastern side). The site also has the base of a round tower and remains of an 11C church (the portal is a reconstruction).

Useful information

Phone:

+353 65 683 7794

Price:

4 € (children 2.50 €)

Opening hours

[Archaeological Centre May-Sep: 10am-6pm]

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