Dunbrody is a Cistercian abbey founded by the Norman knight Hervey de Montmorency on lands granted to him by Diarmuid McMurrough, the ousted ruler of Leinster who brought the Normans to Ireland to help him regain his kingdom.
Dunbrody Abbey was built adjacent to the Campile River in the late 12th century and was also known as the ‘Port of St. Mary’s’.
To find Dunbrody Abbey…
Type these coordinates into Google: 52.283010, -6.956076
Let the Normans lead the way…