Boyle Abbey

Boyle Abbey was the first successful foundation in Connacht of the Cistercian order which had opened its first Irish house at Mellifont, , in 1142.

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Railway station
Boyle railway station serves the town of Boyle in , . Photo: Ben Brooksbank, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Battlefield
The Battle of Curlew Pass was fought on 15 August 1599, during the campaign of the Earl of Essex in the Nine Years' War, between an English force under Sir Conyers Clifford and a rebel Irish force led by Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill. is situated 3 km north of Boyle Abbey. Photo: Gavigan 01, CC BY 2.5.

Building
Holy Trinity Abbey is a former medieval Premonstratensian priory and National Monument located in , Ireland. is situated 3½ km northeast of Boyle Abbey.

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