Canon Island Abbey
|Canon Island Abbey|
The ruins of Canon Island Abbey, as depicted in "The History and Topography of The County of Clare" by James Frost (1893)
|Location||Canon Island, County Clare, Ireland|
The abbey was founded in 1189 under the sponsorship of Domnall Mór Ua Briain (Donald O'Brien), the king of Thomond. The ruins include a rectangular church measuring 26 metres (85 ft) long and 7 metres (23 ft) wide. Two chapels are accessible via the north wall. The kitchen and refectory are south of the cloister.
- DeBreffny, Brian & Mott, George (1976). The Churches and Abbeys of Ireland. London: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-24096-5.
- A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis at Library Ireland
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