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.
(Translated from German) "Trim is a town of just under 10,000 in County Meath, located on the River Boyne, known for the Boyne Valley and historic sites such as Newgrange. Petra and I visited Trim on our first visit to Ireland..." - https://schlenderer.de/trim/
Published on September 8th 2018
"To mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the world renowned Eastern Tomb at Knowth, we are publishing free online our six books on Excavations at Knowth via the Digital Repository of Ireland. - https://www.ria.ie/news/knowth
Published on August 21st 2018