County Westmeath

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County Westmeath

St. Fechin (d 665) founded the monastery here. There is a 10C Church, 2 Holy Wells (one called Doaghfeichin = ‘his vat under the Holy Tree’) where hermits lived till the 17C. There is a small Cross at the village crossroads.

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Church door from inside Church exterior view Church interior view Church Cross.jpg Hermitage Holy Tree 1 Holy Tree 2 Mill View of abbey