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.
"The ruins of Trim Castle, the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, dominate this heritage town along the Boyne River. The 12th-century fortress surrounded by a curtain wall and moat was featured in the movie Braveheart (1995). A bridge connects the castle to medieval ruins across the river – the Yellow Steeple at St. Mary’s Abbey and Talbot Castle, former home of author Jonathan Swift..."
"Given the many stories about Tara and it being the place where the High Kings of Ireland lived and the old stories that link it to the Ark of the Covenant, it amazes me that so much of the landscape of Tara has yet to be excavated." - https://tracygilbertdesigns.com/the-hill-of-tara-a-sacred-tour-of-prehistoric-ireland/
"The town is built around the largest Norman castle in all of Ireland. Trim Castle was a multi-decade project built by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter in the late 1100's..." - https://steemit.com/travel/@jeffjagoe/a-tour-of-trim-castle-trim-county-meath-ireland
"The grassy mound known as Newgrange is the highlight a cluster of Stone Age passage tombs in the Boyne River valley in County Meath." - https://www.rd.com/advice/travel/most-mysterious-sites-of-ireland/
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"People with disabilities and their carers are to be allowed free access to all Office of Public Works managed heritage sites nationwide from 1 May." - https://www.rte.ie/news/regional/2018/0222/942781-opw-heritage/
"Then, there are times during this line of work when you come across a particular spirits brand whose history is so genuinely fascinating and authentic, you can’t help but drink up their entire ethos. It’s the feeling I was left with after I visited Slane Distillery in County Meath, Ireland, earlier this week." - https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/02/sb-voices-you-cant-fake-heritage/
"Designed by Killian Walsh of Grandson Design in Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, the new map features a drawing of the village with a guide to many of its key features and attractions." - https://talkofthetown.ie/new-tourist-guide-walk-map-released-blackrock/
"Last May €400,000 in funding from Fáilte Ireland’s Capital Grants Allocation was announced for King John’s Castle, aimed at boosting its visitor experience and appeal to tourists as a key project within Ireland’s Ancient East." - https://talkofthetown.ie/opw-hope-king-johns-castle-opened-summer/