"SLANE, Ireland — It’s one thing to get a tour of one of the many castles that dot the Irish landscape.
"The Boyne Valley region has been chosen as one of the world’s best destinations for food lovers by the influential international magazine National Geographic Traveller." - https://droghedalife.com/news/boyne-valley-one-of-national-geographics-best-destinations-for-food-lovers
"While its heritage hits are well-known, the Boyne Valley’s sprouting food scene is a more recent development. From craft beer and cider to fresh seafood and unexpected treats such as Irish smoked garlic and blue cheese, there’s a growing sense of place on the plate."- http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/smart-travel/features/worlds-best-food-destinations/
On Monday 4 March the first of Fáilte Ireland’s 2019 marketing campaigns kicked off, featuring the sites and experiences of the Boyne Valley. The national TV and radio campaign will highlight the region as the ideal place to take a short break by showcasing the variety of experiences and attractions across the region in the leadup to St. Patrick’s Week, during the Easter holidays and beyond.
"Pól Ó Conghaile finds a flourishing food scene amidst famous heritage sites on a flying visit to Meath and Louth" - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/24-hours-in-the-boyne-valley-fantastic-flavours-and-heritage-hits-37626940.html
"Discover Boyne Valley Flavours has launched a new online voucher system, the first of its kind in Ireland. The vouchers can be bought online at boynevalleyflavours.ie and can be redeemed at any of the Boyne Valley producers, events and service providers listed on the website, as full or partial payment." - https://www.fft.ie/a-guide-to-ancient-east-brewers-and-distillers/24588
"In time for Christmas, Fáilte Ireland has released a guide to the 12 distilleries and breweries of Ireland’s Ancient East. The Ancient East region has seen an explosion recently of craft breweries and distilleries, producing everything from whiskey to gin, beer to cider." - https://www.fft.ie/a-guide-to-ancient-east-brewers-and-distillers/24588
"Slane Distillery - The Boyne Valley is a paradise for artisanal food, and you can pick up a good selection at the Slane Distillery’s Christmas market..." - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/20-best-christmas-markets-in-ireland-from-cosy-moseys-to-festival-fun-37570893.html
"For the second year running, the Boyne Valley Food Network held their Producer Showcase at the Monasterboice Inn in Co. Louth, on Tuesday 13th November. - https://www.fft.ie/chefs-buyers-discover-the-best-of-the-boyne/24275
Published on November 19th 2018