The Annual Clontuskert Abbey Easter Sunday Morning Open Air Dawn Mass will be held at 7:00 am on Sunday March 27th in the ruins of the Old Abbey at Abbeypark. All are welcome. It is located on the R355 Portumna rd. 6km from Ballinasloe.
The parish of Clontuskert is the oldest in the historic diocese of Clonfert. We are told that "South of and not far from the boundary of Kilclooney parish is the ruin of a monastery, the Augustinian Priory of Clontuskert. It was reputedly founded in the eighth century by Betan of Clontuskert, whose death is recorded in the Annals at AD 805AD."
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