Day: June 30, 2022

Around Carlow
County Kilkenny
National Monument

Duiske Abbey, Co. Kilkenny

Duiske Abbey also known as Graiguenamanagh Abbey, is a 13th-century Cistercian monastery situated in the beautiful town of Graiguenamanagh, County Kilkenny. So, the Abbey is located in the valley of the river Barrow, on a site between the main river and the Duiske tributary. Furthermore, the abbey derives its name from the Douskey River Irish: An Dubhuisce, meaning ‘Black Water’. What`s more, it is […]

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