Red Abbey

A square tower, the oldest building in Cork, is the only remains of an Augustine monastery founded in 1300 outside the city walls. During the siege of 1690, a cannon was mounted on top of the tower in an attempt to knock down the city's eastern wall.

Useful information

Address : 

Douglas St.

Nearby tourist attractions

South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
A sculpture of the Dead Christ, by John
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South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
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South Mall
South Mall
The Chamber of Commerce, built in 1813
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Elizabeth Fort
Elizabeth Fort
This fort was built around 1590 in order
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Grand Parade
Grand Parade
The thoroughfare through Cork's main
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English Market
English Market
A vast indoor market that was
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Other ideas « Patrimony »

South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
A sculpture of the Dead Christ, by John
0:15
South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
0:15
South Mall
South Mall
The Chamber of Commerce, built in 1813
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See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
South Chapel (St Finbarr's Church)
A sculpture of the Dead Christ, by John
0:15
South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
0:15
Elizabeth Fort
Elizabeth Fort
This fort was built around 1590 in order
0:30
See all