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Top Choice Historic Site in North of Mullingar

Fore Valley

Near the shores of Lough Lene, the emerald-green Fore Valley is a superb place to explore by bicycle or on foot. In AD 630 St Fechin founded a monastery just outside the village of Fore. There's nothing left of this…
Top Choice Gardens in North of Mullingar

Tullynally Castle Gardens

The imposing Gothic-revival Tullynally Castle is the seat of the Pakenham family and, although closed to visitors, its 12 hectares of gardens and parkland are a lovely place to roam. Ornamental lakes, a Chinese and …
Cafe in North of Mullingar

Fore Abbey Coffee Shop

Right near the village of Fore, this small stone cafe also acts as a tourist information office and screens a short video about the monastery ruins.