History & Heritage

SB Voices: You can’t fake heritage

Published: 19 Apr 2018

"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/

King Johns Castle featured in Talk of the towns "OPW hope to have King John’s Castle opened this summer"

Published: 17 Apr 2018

"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/

Spring Tour of the Boyne Valley

Published: 04 Apr 2018

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.

Gold award for Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre Newgrange and Knowth

Published: 06 Feb 2018

One of the Boyne Valley's landmark attractions, the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre Newgrange and Knowth, was awarded a Gold Award at the CIE Tours for Excellence awards last night, 5th February. The UNESCO world heritage sites of Newgrange and Knowth, passage tombs from the Neolithic period, draw thousands of visitors to the Boyne Valley every year.

Boyne Valley region featured in Bemused Backpackers "Discovering Myth And Legend In Ireland’s Ancient East"

Published: 02 Feb 2018

"Ireland’s Ancient East is bringing travellers closer to the soul of Ireland than ever before by using storytellers and tale spinners to interweave Ireland’s ancient myths and legends with a modern tourism boom." - https://bemusedbackpacker.com/2018/01/22/discovering-myth-and-legend-in-irelands-ancient-east/

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