Drumcliff Things to Do
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Founded for Dominicans by Maurice Fitzgerald in 1252,
and destroyed by the fire in 1414.
The present ruinous condition dates from 1641.Related to:
- Historical Travel
For all those literary types out there a detour through Drumcliff will take you to the alleged resting place of William Butler Yeats. I say 'alleged' as apparently there is some doubt as to the authenticity of the bones but then I read that somewhere on the internet so it could be a load of baloney. If you're short of time or whatever else you can just look at the photo....
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Drumcliff Off The Beaten Path
There setting on the shore of Lough Gill,
This manor house was built in 1609 by Captain Robert Parke,
an English setter who later became MP for Leitrim.Related to:
- Road Trip