Every winter solstice (21st December), the shortest day of the year, something truly extraordinary occurs in the Boyne Valley. On this morning, and on the days around it, the rising sun shines across the river and up into the world famous Neolithic passage tomb at Newgrange. The long and narrow passage is perfectly aligned with the sunrise. This amazing feat of engineering was constructed around 3200BC, making it the oldest astronomically aligned structure in the world.
Trim Castle features in new Tourism Ireland campaign with Etihad Airways
~ Ireland ads in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth ~
1 November 2017 – Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Etihad Airways in Australia, to promote Etihad flights to Dublin via Abu Dhabi and to highlight holidays in Ireland for 2018.
Newgrange Hotel launch new bar and restaurant menu
Rowleys Pub and the Bridge restaurant now offer a beautiful new gastro style menu
Last Thursday, the 28th September 2017 saw the Newgrange Hotel in Navan host an evening of new food, wines and cocktails in their Bridge restaurant. On the night, guests were treated to the beautiful sounds of Cathal Dolan, enjoyed a sample of cocktails and wines from the new drinks menu, and savoured the amazing food on offer.
~ Tourism Ireland partners with Expedia to grow British visitor numbers to Ireland’s Ancient East ~
1.2+ million Italians to tune in to Meath visitor attractions and Ireland’s Ancient East
~ Popular Italian TV show films in The Royal County this week ~
16 August 2017 – The most popular travel TV show in Italy, Kilimangiaro, which has more than 1.2 million viewers per episode, is filming in Co Meath and Ireland’s Ancient East this week.
Harnessing The Boyne Spirit - Published in Cara Magazine - July 2017
Written by Aoife Carrigy & Photos by Al Higgins
The team in Boyne Valley Tourism have launched their events calendar for the second half of 2017 that includes over 95 events, with a number of them taking place for the first time ever in the area. Making history in the Boyne Valley is the 2017 Land-sailing European Championships that will take place on Bettystown beach in County Meath from September 10th to 15th. Expected to attract huge crowds of the local and national population, as well as tourists from over 19 different countries, travelling from as far away as San Diego and California.
Meath food safari is featured in this great article "Explore the Royal County this Summer with the Meath Food Safari" - http://thetaste.ie/wp/explore-this-summer-meath-food-safari/
Published on TheTaste.ie
Boyne Valley featured in this great article "Top hidden beauty spots in Ireland" - http://www.irishcentral.com/travel/top-10-hidden-beauty-spots-in-ireland-83790412-237683761
Published by Irish Central on May 12th 2017