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Over 40 food events in Boyne Valley series

Boyne Valley Food Series

Food King ... John McKenna launches the Boyne Valley food series on the Hill of Tara.

The Hill of Tara, seat of the High Kings of Ireland, was the backdrop today for the launch of the 2015 Boyne Valley Food Series – a fitting setting for this innovative calendar of events throughout summer and early autumn weaving the region’s exciting food produce and cooking into its rich heritage.

New Season of Walking Tours of Historic Drogheda

Millmount Museum

Drogheda Museum Millmount in association with Drogheda on the Boyne Tourism will be conducting Walking Tours of Historic Drogheda starting today Wednesday April 8th and they will run Monday to Saturday at 2pm from Drogheda Tourist Office with an overview of the town's history in the Tholsel, from there we visit the Highlanes Gallery to view the sword and mace presented to the town by William of Orange and to hear about the Fenian guns once hidden in the roof of the building and also the Municipal Art collection.

Local community come out in force to support Feature Film "Lead Us Not"

Lead Us Not

Haunted Spooktacular Grove Garden's will be home to the the cast and crew of Irish filmmaker Alan Mulligan’s first feature film Lead Us Not during the first week of April 2015.

The film is produced by Sinéad O’Riordan of ORion Productions, with Daniel Balteanu as cinematographer. The cast includes an impressive mix of established and emerging talent. Laurence O Fuarain (Game of Thrones) plays the lead role, with Sarah Carroll (Love/Hate) as his love interest, and Ally Ní Chiaráin as his mother.

2015 IGTOA Campaign for Irish Golf

2015 IGTOA Campaign for Irish Golf

At the invitation of the Irish Golf Tour Operators Association, County Louth Golf Club recently attended the Arnold Palmer Invitational PGA Golf Tournament at Bay Hill, Florida, in partnership with Ireland Golf Travel. Pictured at the promotional stand at Bay Hill is Liam Murphy, General Manager, County Louth Golf Club, alongside Pierce Wall, Proprietor Ireland Golf Travel. Thanks to support provided by Boyne Valley Tourism Liam used the opportunity to promote the Boyne Valley region as a destination for those interested in visiting Ireland, whether for golf or other tourist activity.

St Finian 1500 Project

St Finian 1500 Project

On Sunday 22nd March 2015 Clonard hosted a guided walking tour as part of the 5 year project celebrating the life of St Finian,local Saint and patron of the Meath Diocese.

Mr Danny Dunne (Former Principal of St Finian's National School) outlined the impact of the the famous monastic school founded by St Finian around 520 AD and its influence as the birthplace of early Christian monasticism throughout Ireland,Britain and Europe thus forging links between these far flung places and Clonard.

Colette Gough Bio

Dog looking left - with mount

Colette Gough is a self-taught artist and crafter. Born in the heart of the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath, her family home overlooks the ancient, monuments of Newgrange and Knowth.

Meath hotelier attends tourism event in Scotland

Meath hotelier attends tourism event in Scotland

Tourism Ireland’s busy programme of St Patrick’s promotions in Scotland included a networking St Patrick’s ‘Irish Tea-Party’, where Irish tourism companies – including Hamlet Court Hotel, Enfield – had the opportunity to meet, and do business with, Scottish coach tour operators and their top-performing coach and group contacts.

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