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.

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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
15 minutes
South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
15 minutes
South Mall
South Mall
The Chamber of Commerce, built in 1813
15 minutes
Elizabeth Fort
Elizabeth Fort
This fort was built around 1590 in order
30 minutes
Grand Parade
Grand Parade
The thoroughfare through Cork's main
15 minutes
English Market
English Market
A vast indoor market that was
15 minutes
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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
15 minutes
South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
15 minutes
South Mall
South Mall
The Chamber of Commerce, built in 1813
15 minutes
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
15 minutes
South Presentation Convent
South Presentation Convent
The convent was founded in 1776 by Nano
15 minutes
Elizabeth Fort
Elizabeth Fort
This fort was built around 1590 in order
30 minutes
See all