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Fore Abbey

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Jill
Jill
June 28, 2018
9th century Benedictine Abbey set in a beautiful valley in an area full of folklore. The seven wonders of Fore include water that doesn't boil, wood that doesn't burn and water that flows uphill. A charming place to visit, go for a walk and a quiet pint.
Jackie
Jackie
June 22, 2017
Established in 630AD by St. Fechin, Fore is one of Ireland’s preeminent religious centres. It is set in the rolling hills of Westmeath. This site now houses the remains of a 13th century Benedictine Priory, an anchorite cell and St. Fechins Church. Visitors will also discover the seven wonders of…
Hazel
Hazel
August 29, 2016
In a tranquil, green valley in the village of Fore, in County Westmeath, visitors can view the site where St Fechin founded a Christian monastery in the 7th Century. It’s believed that before his death, 300 monks lived in the community. Later, the monastery was set fire 12 times. Among the…
Fionnuala
Fionnuala
June 15, 2015
Beautiful place to spend some time, and to explore the beautiful village of Fore
Glenboy Country Accommodation
Glenboy Country Accommodation
June 11, 2014
13th century the Hugh de Lacy the Norman and landlord built a Bendictine priory in the valley nearby. Many of the buildings that remain today (in ruins) are from the 15th century
Beliggenhet
Westmeath