A Cork Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point

Timoleague Abbey

Timoleague Abbey is a 13th century Franciscan Abbey in Timoleague village on the south coast of County Cork near Courtmacsherry.  The abbey was founded in 1240 A.D., on the site of a 6th century monastic settlement founded by Saint Molaga after whom the village is named – The Irish for “House of Molaga” is ‘Tigh Molaga’.

In August each year the village hosts the ten day Timoleague Harvest Festival.

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