Donate to Ballintubber Abbey


Donate to the Abbey Maintenance Fund 

To keep the Abbey in its current state it required continuous work.  We relay on the generosity of donation to maintain this historic monument. 



Donate to the East Wing Restoration Fund

2024 we hope to commence the construction of the long anticipated East Wing Restoration Project. 

The currently derelict east wing of the abbey will be restored with a contemporary architectural design, for which planning has already been granted. This new building will comprise three floors each with a distinct presentation:

    1. Ground Floor – The history of the founding, development, growth and renewal of the Abbey over 800 years.
    2. First Floor – An introduction to Tóchar Phádraig, the ancient pilgrim path taken by St. Patrick from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick.
    3. Second Floor – Footsteps in the Sand, a meditation on the broader evolution of mankind’s spirituality from ancient times to the present  in which the Abbey is such a pivotal landmark, and its continuing relevance today. 



Passion Play 2023 – 33rd Performance

Passion Play or “The Triumph of Easter” as it is called, is ‘staged’ each Holy Week on the grounds of Ballintubber Abbey.  This year we are proud to stage the 33rd production of this event.  The ‘stage’ is the natural setting of the grounds and when they were being landscaped, had this in view. It takes place outdoors.

The people of Ballintubber, men, women and children, ninety two in all, have portrayed this powerful drama since 1982. It takes place on the Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday of Holy Week, commencing at 9.00p.m.  The production, the lights, the sound are of the highest quality and a stand, with seating accommodation has now been erected to shelter the audience from possible bad weather. 

Admission to this event is Free but we relay on the generosity of your donations to run this event annually.