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.
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.
Tourism Ireland has created a new online film inviting potential visitors everywhere to come and discover the island of Ireland during the summer months and immerse themselves in our culture.
Have a read of this great article on Loughcrew Cairns written by Paul Clements of Rough Guide following a recent visit to the Boyne Valley for Loughcrew Equinox:
Our Greatest Adventure Yet!
"Success at last" declared Lolo Robinson, Chairperson of Drogheda Comhaltas, "Success at last!"
Drogheda was this week named as the host town for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018. The event is the world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance. It attracts approx. 400,000 visitors to the host town every year.
BOYNE VALLEY TOURISM - Annual General Meeting Notice
Date: Tuesday, 28th March 2017
Venue: Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells
Categories for nomination 2017/2018
D: Licensed Vintners
Tourism Ireland unveiled a second online film featuring Co Meath. It’s called “Stories of Ireland’s Ancient East: The Fairy Tree” – featuring storyteller Steve Lally recounting the story of the fairy folk said to live at the Hill of Tara.
To view the film, click here.