Creeve Monastery

CreeveCounty Roscommon

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no longer extant (no ruins visible)

Craobh Fiachra aka Creeve Monastery (Craebh-ghrellain; Craebh-mór) was an early monastic site, founded in the early 6th century by St Finnian of Clonard.

In 1837, Lewis mentions "a friary of the third order of Franciscans was founded here, of which scarcely any remains are visible". 

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Religious Institution

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