The Father Peyton Memorial Centre is a place of respite, prayer and peace located in the village of Attymass, between the beautiful Attymass Lake and the scenic Ox Mountains.
One of the town’s highlights is the Foxford Woollen Mills, one of the last working mills in
Ireland producing vibrantly coloured wool which is then transformed into magnificent works
of wearable art. Established in 1892, it was the brainchild of Agnes Morrogh-Bernard, a Sister of Charity, who was charged with the task of founding a convent in Foxford.
There is something profoundly literary about the life of a salmon. Born into the waters of a river, they head to the mouth of the river at a young age, fattening up and preparing for the changes in water salinity that they will experience as adults.