Foxford (Beal Easa) is a pleasant town on the River Moy with the Ox mountains to the north-east. The town and surrounding district are an angler's paradise with salmon fishing on the river and trout on the nearby lakes.
The development of Foxford owes much to the Sisters of Charity, who established a convent there in 1891, and especially to Mother Morrogh-Bernard for starting the famous Foxford Woollen Mills a year later. Foxford Woollen Mill Visitor's Centre now provides a delightful opportunity to appreciate how this great industrialist realised her dream.
William Brown (1755-1857), the founder of the Argentine Navy, was born in Foxford, where he is remembered by a bronze bust by the Argentinian sculptor Vergottini.
The poet Frederick R. Higgins (1890-1941) was born in Foxford. There is now a cultural festival in his honour each May, coinciding with the popular annual goat fair.
Carraig Abhainn Farm, near Foxford, is an open farm with a selection of traditional farm animals and other attractions.
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