Bolton

Location

Official Name Bolton Abbey (Cistercian)

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Country Ireland

City Co. Kildare

Address Moone, Athy

Contact Information

Telephone [353] 5986 24102

Community Email enquiry@boltonabbey.ie

Website www.boltonabbey.ie

Superior Dom Michael Ryan , Abbot 2012

Other Informations

Juridical Status Abbey

Diocese Archidioecesis Dublinensis (Dublin)

OCSO Region ISLES

Founded/Restored 1965

Origins

Founded by Roscrea in 1965; raised to the status of abbey in 1977

Father Immediate

Roscrea / Delegate of the Father Immediate : Mount Melleray

Past Superiors

Ambrose FARRINGTON, Superior ?/ ?/1965 – ?/10/1974
Benedict KEARNS, Superior ?/10/1974 – 11/07/1977; Abbot 11/07/1977 – 18/03/1994
Ambrose FARRINGTON, Abbot 20/05/1994 – 20/05/2000
Eoin DE BHALDRAITHE, Abbot 20/05/2000 – 20/05/2006

Peter GARVEY, Abbot 2006 – 2012

Work and Sources of Income

Dairy farm

Guest Facilities

for 8 persons

Transportation

Airport : Dublin. Train : Dublin to Athy. Bus : Dublin to Moone.

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