"We love spending a few days on a trip to do some sightseeing outside of the city. Trim is an hour away from Dublin by bus, which makes it an easy day trip." - https://www.ramnathsaway.com/visiting-irelands-ancient-east-trim-castle/
"Buried under lifetimes of soil, the Neolithic passage tomb of Newgrange is swathed in the green grassy hills of Boyne Valley, with the Wicklow mountains looming darkly ahead in the distance." - https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/from-mystical-tombs-to-samhain-festivities-why-boyne-valley-is-the-real-home-of-halloween-955927.html
"Who built Newgrange and the other Boyne Valley passage tombs – and why? It remains one of archaeology’s most intractable questions. In a renewed effort to find some answers, archaeologists are using chemistry to analyse molecules in bone, pottery and artefacts found during early digs at Newgrange and Knowth." - https://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/molecular-archaeology-can-reveal-newgrange-s-secrets-1.4023929
"Seven tour operators from the Middle East explored the island of Ireland in September, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI." - https://www.fft.ie/middle-eastern-tour-operators-visit-ireland/28581
Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran TD has today announced a significant package of funding totalling €1m for Phase 2 of the Royal Canal Greenway. When launched it will be the longest Greenway in Ireland totalling 130km in length, connecting Maynooth in Co Kildare with Clondara in Co. Longford. The funding will be provided from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Budget 2020 allocation for Greenways.
Newgrange featured in this great article:
"The famous Neolithic monument is is over 5,000 years old, preceding Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, and on the shortest day of the year sunlight fills the massive chamber with the rising of the sun." - https://www.irishpost.com/travel/12-breathtaking-views-province-leinster-ireland-170552
"Around 40 previously unknown monuments have been identified in the Brú na Bóinne area close to Newgrange as a result of what a leading archaeologist says was an “exceptionally successful” survey." - https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/unknown-monuments-identified-close-to-newgrange-in-exceptionally-successful-survey-942120.html
"This week in Drogheda, Fáilte Ireland is bringing history to life as it launches an expansion of its Historic Towns Trail initiative." - https://droghedalife.com/news/historic-towns-trail-initiative-extended-to-drogheda
With 120,000 visitors over the June Bank Holiday weekend, it was a great opportunity to showcase the Boyne Valley to potential holidaymakers to our region.