The Abbey and The 7 Wonders of Fore.
Situated in the village of Fore are the
ancient ruins of St. Feichins Monastery which date back to the
7th. Centuary A.D. On the hillside just above the old church of
St. Feichin is the Anchorite's Church which was used by hermits
until the 17th. Century. Patrick Beglan, the last hermit in Ireland
lived there until 1616 and is commemorated on a stone tablet in
Fore Abbey represents the largest group of Benedictine
remains in Ireland - closely associated to the monastery and St.
Feichin are the Seven Wonders of Fore which include the water
that flows Uphill, the Tree that won't burn, the Water that won't
Boil, & the Monastery built in a Bog.