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Clonmacnoise is based in Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge, County Offaly, merely 20 minutes from our Great National Creggan Court Hotel.

Clonmacnoise is an early Christian site founded by Saint Ciaran from the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon.  The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches between the 10th and 13th centuries, two round towers, three high crosses and the biggest collection of Early Christian grave markers in Western Europe.

Clonmacnoise provides guided tours and audio/video presentations.

Opening Hours (Open All Year Round):

  • November to mid-March: 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Mid-March to May: 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • June to August: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • September to October: 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Closed on 25th and 26th December.
  • Last admission is 45 minutes before closing.

Admission Fees

  • Adult: €8.00
  • Group/Senior: €6.00
  • Child/Student: €4.00
  • Family: €20.00
  • Credit/debit cards are both accepted.

* All groups must be pre-booked.

For more details, visit Heritage Ireland website. Call +353 (0) 90 9674195 or e-mail 

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