Unique to the Boyne Valley

Armchair Archaeology: Equinox Sunrise

Published: 02 Jul 2020

 Welcome to the twelfth edition of Armchair Archaeology! In this series we look at the famous and the less well-known sites in the Boyne Valley. As restrictions ease and we plan on where to explore once again, let Boyne Valley Tourism take you on a virtual tour of some of our favourite sites.

This afternoon we are visiting the magical hill of Loughcrew, Co Meath. Clare Tuffy of OPW is our guide on this journey….

 

 

Summer in the Boyne Valley

Published: 01 Jul 2020

Summer is when the Boyne Valley is at its best. It can show off its fantastic assets with early sunrises and long, warm evenings and the best thing is that there’s something for everyone to enjoy. With beautiful beaches, ancient monuments, rolling green landscapes and a host of family attractions, make a break for the Boyne Valley and experience this very special destinationfor yourself.

Meet the Members: Boyne Boats

Published: 22 Jun 2020

Today for Meet the Members we are taking to the waters, to explore the river with Boyne Boats!

Under the expert supervision of a local guide, this is a rare opportunity to explore the Boyne Valley in the actual currach boats that featured in the Game of Thrones TV series 

Native to Ireland, and rooted in its history, the currach was traditionally made with a wooden frame and sealed with animal skins and hides.

Armchair Archaeology Breaking News: Ancient DNA secrets of the Boyne Valley revealed!

Published: 19 Jun 2020

Welcome to the tenth edition of Armchair Archaeology! In this series we look at the famous and the less well-known sites in the Boyne Valley. As restrictions ease and we plan on where to explore once again, let Boyne Valley Tourism take you on a virtual tour of some of our favourite sites.

Armchair Archaeology: Old Mellifont Abbey

Published: 11 Jun 2020

Welcome to the ninth edition of Armchair Archaeology! In this series we look at the famous and the less well-known sites in the Boyne Valley. As restrictions ease and we plan on where to explore once again, let Boyne Valley Tourism take you on a virtual tour of some of our favourite sites. This afternoon we have a special guest post by Lindsey Ilona Brady, OPW guide at the magnificent Old Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth.

Supporting Local Tourism Businesses: Re-discover the Boyne Valley as we emerge from Lockdown

Published: 09 Jun 2020

For the past few months we have all been laying low across the country and the world, retreating to our homes and cocooning within our family units due to Covid-19. This has been a very different time for us all and it has been amazing to see how some of our local businesses in the Boyne Valley have diversified to provide goods and services to their customers throughout.

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