Food & Drink

All aboard for the Irish Maritime Festival this weekend in Drogheda

The award-winning Irish Maritime festival is back! Taking place this weekend in Drogheda Port, it’s a super-sized maritime celebration and it suitable for all ages. Hosted by Louth County Council and Drogheda Port Company in conjunction with Virgin Media, the event takes over the town for a wonderful weekend of maritime activities.


Parade of Sail: Friday 15th June, 12noon

Kells Courthouse reopens as new Tourism and Cultural Hub

The Kells Courthouse reopend in May 2018 with a special permanent Boyne Valley Exhibition designed to inspire tourists and local people to explore the town of Kells and spend time discovering its wonderful history, culture, arts and heritage. Located in the main hall of the Kells Courthouse, this much anticipated new exhibition uses the latest digital technology to showcase renowned and unique historic sites of the Boyne Valley and provide an exciting overview of Ireland’s Ancient East initiative.

Spring Tour of the Boyne Valley

An important and popular part of membership of the Discover Boyne Valley network is the familiarisation or 'fam' trip, where a number of sights and attractions within the Boyne Valley are visited. This is a chance of members to meet each other and visit parts of the Boyne Valley that they might not have experienced before, or hadn't visited for a number of years.

Hill of Tara and Slane Distillery featured in Irish Times "Party like a pagan, milk a cow and 18 other Irish experiences for 2018"

"Looking for things to do in 2018? Below are 20 Irish experiences you can try out this year." -

Slane Irish Whiskey Distillery featured in The Irish Echos "Irish Whiskey is upping its brand count"

"Now it’s hosting whiskey tasters as a result of a partnership between Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown-Forman, which has been in the whiskey business since 1870, and the Conyngham family, which has farming roots in Slane village dating back three centuries." -

Published by The Irish Echo

Signal Restaurant at the Station House Hotel features in Meath Chronicles "Sending out the right Signal for food lovers"

"The Signal Restaurant at the Station House Hotel in Kilmessan has been named Best Hotel Restaurant, 2017 from The Food Awards (Ireland)" -

Published by Meath Chronicle

Tankardstown House features in Irish Independents "The ultimate winter to-do List: 10 ways to spoil yourself this winter"

"Tankardstown House specialises in a good old-fashioned afternoon tea. Take tea and treats surrounded by rustic charm in the heart of the Boyne Valley." -

Published on Irish Independent


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