Unique to the Boyne Valley

Tradfest 2021: RTE Christmas Schedule features music from County Meath

Published: 10 Dec 2020

TradFest 2021 will kick off with a TV special celebrating music and Ireland  ‘Ireland in Music’ to be broadcast on RTÉ One TV 8pm, Tuesday 29th December 2020.  

Featuring a range of artists including Clannad, Mundy, Lisa Hannigan, Sharon Shannon, Denise Chaila, Kila, The Hothouse flowers, The Stunning, Wallis Bird, Saint Sister, Ailbhe Reddy, Rosie Carney, Mark Redmond, Jealous of the Birds, Tolu Makay & Delush.

Christmas Shopping in the Boyne Valley- Appreciate our local producers and crafts people

Published: 17 Nov 2020

In this, the third in our series of Christmas retail blogs, we will introduce 5 more great businesses located right here in the beautiful Boyne Valley. We would encourage everyone to get behind them over the next few weeks, be it for purchasing gifts for family and friends, or indeed to stock up on festive goodies for your own home this year.

Christmas Shopping in the Boyne Valley- Appreciate our local producers and crafts people

Published: 03 Nov 2020

At this stage most of us are aware of the massive efforts to encourage Irish people to shop local this Christmas.

Here in the Boyne Valley we are all about supporting local businesses and we would like to ask that people would consider buying from retailers and producers in the region when purchasing Christmas gifts and supplies this year.

Halloween at home - celebrating Samhain in the Boyne Valley

Published: 21 Oct 2020

Halloween holds a special place in the Boyne Valley calendar. It is believed that the festival began more than 2000 years ago at Tlachtga, also known as the Hill of Ward, just outside the town of Athboy. The original festivities would have marked the Celtic celebration of Samhain which was a sacred time of transition from summer to winter.

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