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Day 8:

Tyrone Crystal Factory - Mellifont Abbey


Mellifont Abbey Visit Ireland's first Cistercian monastery, Mellifont Abbey. The ruins of this abbey are extremely flattened but the general layout can be discerned.

Only one building remains relatively intact, which has a fine vaulted roof with carved capitals in the 'supporting' columns.

The most amazing structure though is the octagonal two storey lavabo which originally held a fountain.



Tyrone Crystal Factory
Experience the art of crystal-making first hand at Tyrone Crystal Factory. There you will go through the history and process of crystal-making and you will be able to watch craftsmen at work.
Go back to Dublin.

End of the tour.


  • Mellifont Abbey


  • Tel: 041 982 6459
    Off the R168
    Tullyallen
    Entrance Fees: 2
    Opening Hours: 9.30-6.30pm mid-June to mid-September
    10am-5pm, May to mid-June and mid-September to October





  • Tyrone Crystal Factory


  • Tel: 8772 5335
    Coaslisland Rd, Killybrackey
    Tours: 2
    Opening Hours: 9am-6pm Monday to Saturday
    1-5pm Sunday
    1.5 mile Northeast of Dungannon, on the A45 towards Coalisland

    www.tyronecrystal.com


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