In the 15th century, John O'Connor Kerry founded the Lislaughtin Franciscan Friary in the village of Ballylongford, just a 15-minute drive from Listowel, County Kerry. It’s believed the site was previously home to a monastery founded by St Lachtin.
In the village of Ballylongford in County Kerry, visitors can find the beautiful remains of Lislaughtin Franciscan Friary, established by John O’Connor in 1478. Among the remains, they will see the rectangular church and other buildings featuring lovely stonework. There are several windows and tomb niches.
It's also thought that the friary was established on the site of an earlier monastery founded by St Lachtin.