photo: Sandra Gelbe
photo: OCSO

                                      

                                                                      

                          name

Mellifont

                   latin name

Mellifons

                   founded in

1142

                inhabited by

monks

             primary abbey

Clairvaux

              mother abbey

Clairvaux

          daughter abbeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bective (1147)

Boyle (1148)

Baltinglass (1148)

Maigue (1148)

Kilbeggan (1150)

Shrule (1150)

Newry (1153)

Kilbeggan (1200)

Saddel (1207)

Hore (1272)

                 dissolved in

1539

              reinhabited in

1938 - new location: Collon

                 affiliated to

Ordo Cisterciensis Strict. Observ.

               inhabited by

monks

            mother abbey

Mont Melleray

       father immediate

Mont Melleray

   to visit the old abbey

ruins

 to visit the new abbey


                       address

 

 

 

Mellifont Abbey

Collon

Co. Louth

Ireland

                         phone

[353] (41) 982 6103

                             fax


                          email

info@mellifontabbey.ie

                       internet

www.mellifontabbey.ie