St. Mary's AI, Glencairn

St. Mary's Abbey, Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Directions / How to Get Here

By Car

From Dublin:

  • Glencairn is 140 miles from Dublin by car (journey time about three and a half hours).

  • Take the M8 for Cork

  • Exit at Fermoy and follow the R639 to town centre

  • Crossing the bridge, take a left onto the N72 signposted for Waterford

  • Follow the N72 for 18kms until the junction at Tallow Hill (opposite Brideview Bar)

  • Turn left up a steep hill and at the top take second left turn with the signpost for Glencairn

  • The entrance to St Mary's Abbey is at the junction at the end of this road (2 miles).

From Cork:

  • Glencairn is 36 miles from Cork by car (journey time one hour)

  • Take the M8 for Dublin

  • Exit at Watergrasshill

  • Take the R639 until turn off for Tallow (R268) via Conna

  • At Tallow, turn left at main junction and coming out of the village cross the bridge (passing Brideview Bar on right) and continue on up the steep hill

  • At the top take second left turn with the signpost for Glencairn

  • The entrance to St Mary's Abbey is at the junction at the end of this road (2 miles)

From Rosslare:

  • Glencairn is 93 miles from Rosslare by car (journey time two and a half hours)

  • Take the N25 to Waterford and continue on to Dungarvan

  • Approaching Dungarvan take the N72 for Lismore (via Cappoquin)

  • At Lismore, take a right turn at the monument in the centre of the town

  • Leaving the village take a right turn-off at Car Sales showroom Hornibrooks

  • About 2 miles down this road, passing Fortwilliam Estate and Glencairn Accommodation, the entrance to St Mary's Abbey is on the right-hand side.

By Air

  • Glencairn is one hour from Cork Airport.

  • Visit the Cork Airport website for details.

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