Safeguarding Children Review 2015



In December 2014 a revised Safeguarding Children Policy was adopted for Mellifont Abbey, in common with other Cistercian monasteries in Ireland.
You can view or download that policy here: Safeguarding Children Policy-Order of Cistercians-Dec2014

Garden Centre

Mellifont Abbey Gardens supply a huge range of plants nationwide to hundreds of satisfied customers. We also specialise in the provision of planting material to public parks and amenity areas.

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“Work, especially manual work, has always enjoyed special esteem in the Cistercian tradition since it gives the monks the opportunity of sharing in the divine work of creation and restoration, and of following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.” Constitution 26

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Guest House

The monastic Guest House is a place of prayer and retreat. The quiet, peaceful surroundings of the monastery and its fields and forests are ideal for calming troubled minds and spirits.

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As of June 2012 the Printing Press and Irish Art have ceased trading.