St Mullins Heritage Centre

Counties Wexford, Waterford, Carlow & Kilkenny

The former Church of Ireland in the heart of the St Mullins monastic site houses an exhibition on the life of St Moling, and on the history of the monastery and the village. Opening hours can vary; call ahead to check.

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Nearby Counties Wexford, Waterford, Carlow & Kilkenny attractions

1. St Mullins Monastery

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