Clonmacnoise Offaly


The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches (10th  -13th century), two round towers, three high crosses and the largest collection of Early Christian graveslabs in Western Europe. The original high crosses and a selection of graveslabs are on display in the visitor centre.

The long and varied history of Clonmacnoise is recounted in an audiovisual presentation shown in the visitor centre. There are also exhibitions that deal with the flora, fauna and landscape of the region.

Opening Times:

November – Mid-March: Daily 10:00 – 17:30.
Mid-March – Mid-May: Daily 10:00 – 18:00.
Mid-May – Mid-September: Daily 09:00 – 19:00.
Mid-September – October: Daily 10:00 – 18:00.
Closed Christmas Day.