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Drumcliffe Round Tower And High Cross
DrumcliffeCo. Sligo
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In the village of Drumcliffe, just a 10-minute drive from Sligo Town, people can visit the site of a 6th-century monastic settlement and the burial place of famous Irish poet W.B. Yeats.

Located just 10 minutes from Sligo Town, the village of Drumcliffe is home to the site where St Colmcille founded a monastery in 574. There, visitors can view the remains of a 10th-century high cross and a fragment of a plain high cross. There are also some remnants of a round tower or bell tower, but most of the structure was demolished to build a bridge in the 18th or 19th century.

Drumcliffe is also the burial place of revered Irish poet, W.B. Yeats.

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