The Fore Valley , County Westmeath

East of Castlepollard towards the Meath border , the Fore Valley is an area of exceptional natural beauty , and well worth a look on any Ireland tours. It is a real hidden gem with great Irish myth !!

The Seven Wonders of Fore are supposedly all based on quite ordinary things which you can find in the valley , but in this perhaps lies the lasting strength of their reputation.

The Seven Wonders are :

The water that will not boil.....

The wood that will not burn.....

The monastery built on a quaking sod......

The mill without a race........

The miraculous emplacement of the lintel stone above the door of St Fechin's Church......

The water that flows uphill.....

and

The Anchorite's Cell in the Greville-Nugent family vault.......

Have a wee look on your tours of Ireland and see if you can find them all !!!!!

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