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.
"Following last year’s incredible discovery of structures hidden near Newgrange, Co Meath, new digital models reveal the sites in even greater detail." - https://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/hidden-structures-newgrange-aerial-pictures
In exciting news for the Boyne Valley a major national investment in rural Ireland has been announced, including significant investment allocated to Meath County Council and Louth County Council.
Fáilte Ireland has joined forces with businesses across the Boyne Valley and Ireland’s Ancient East to develop a long-term tourism plan focused on experiences which bring the region’s ancient history to life.
"The 'sacred' fifth direction was the centre and in Old Irish the word for 'middle' was Mide, which has given us the modern word for Meath, home to the River Boyne, Newgrange, Tara and Lough Crew, some of Ireland's best-known ancient sites." - http://www.irishnews.com/lifestyle/2019/01/05/news/tony-bailie-s-take-on-nature-a-year-of-hiking-in-all-five-directions-1520208/
"Despite the name (or maybe because of it), this highest hill in Co Meath, is a truly enchanting place, a “hidden gem” of Ireland’s Ancient East..." - https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel/a-spellbinding-hike-up-the-hill-of-the-witch-1.3714781
Published on December 5th 2018
"Tankardstown House - Book a manor room in this Blue Book bolthole for the full Downton Abbey experience, though there are cottage suites too." - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/pl-conghaile-six-sneaky-escapes-within-an-hour-of-dublin-37478131.html
"Even before we stepped through the line of short, tightly-planted bushes leading into the riverside park, we could hear excited cheers and the voices of parents encouraging their young runners." - https://maysville-online.com/uncategorized/158864/past-meets-present-at-irish-castle
"Twenty-six (26) British coach and group tour operators are exploring Ireland – as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.