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(53°45′39″N, 6°16′14″W)
O 141 804
pre-1974 traditional (Republic of Ireland) Louth
now Louth
  • Rachel Moss

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Feature Sets

The site of an early monastery reputedly founded by St Fechin of Fore in 655. The site is currently occupied by a modern Church of Ireland church and graveyard.

A number of remains of the early monastery survive including a high cross, cross base, early grave slab and crucifixion plaque. All are located within the graveyard.


Exterior Features



O. Davies, 'Old churches in County Louth' (continued), County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal, 10, no. 4 (1944), 292–293.

V. Buckley and D. Sweetman, Archaeological Survey of County Louth, Dublin, 1993, 261.