German journalist Heinz Bück has been exploring Ireland’s Ancient East by campervan. He is accompanied by a small group of fellow campervan enthusiasts, who are here to soak up the spectacular scenery and the wealth of things to see and do around the island of Ireland. His trip is supported by Tourism Ireland, Tourism NI and Fáilte Ireland. Heinz Bück’s website is extremely popular and he has posted lots of photographs. He has written these lovely articles about his trip to Loughcrew.
"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
Guests are invited to tickle their taste buds at this year’s Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair on 28th October - with Michelin star chef Richard Corrigan and Eoin Gilchrist and Kris Kodric from the award-winning Tankardstown House, being named amongst the culinary talent appearing live at the Meath event.
"This week 20,000 musicians, dancers and singers will descend on one of Ireland’s oldest towns for its biggest cultural festival: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann"
Top Irish amateur jockey Jamie Codd helped kick off the countdown to the Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair, set to take place on Sunday 28th October at Dowth, Brú na Bóinne, County Meath.
Organised and sponsored by agri-technology company Devenish in conjunction with the Meath Hunt and Tara Harriers, the event celebrates the very best of country life with a jam-packed offering of racing, food and family fun in the historic setting of Dowth, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(Translated from French) "Located a mere 1 hour drive from Dublin , this can be a nice Irish getaway for those who come to the capital and want to treat themselves to a few days in the heart of a beautiful nature.
"The inaugural cask at Slane Distillery has been filled with malt whiskey using barley harvested on the Slane Castle estate in the Boyne Valley, Co Meath." - https://www.farmersjournal.ie/first-barrel-of-whiskey-filled-at-new-distillery-in-slane-castle-399833
"Slane, a small town about a half-hour drive outside of Dublin, has been on the radar of music fans for decades.
"Turn left, rather than right from Dublin airport and you’ll stumble across the time-warp towns, villages and castles of the Boyne Valley. Here’s why the region makes for a perfect 48 hour getaway." - https://www.loveexploring.com/news/76557/what-to-see-eat-and-do-in-the-boyne-valley-ireland
"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