Hot Press and Slane Irish Whiskey kick off this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with what is set to be a hugely anticipated gig, broadcast from Slane Distillery, Co. Meath, with Thumper and Damien Dempsey
Online via Hot Press' YouTube channel.
Sat, Mar 13 2021, 8 - 10pm
The Orchard Holiday Village is a development of 4 newly built holiday homes in the heart of the historic village of Slane. The site was previously a vegetable garden and orchard within the original grounds of the Parochial House, one of the ‘four sisters’ at the crossroads in Slane.
The Orchard Holiday Village currently offers 3 three bedroom townhouses and 1 two bedroom townhouse, these houses are fully equipped for a practical and luxurious self-catering stay in the Boyne Valley.
Weekly organic farmer’s Market every Thursday at Rock Farm Slane. Lots of local producers each week offering the freshest produce with everything from meat, vegetables, cheese, cider and lots more.
Enjoy a walk around the scenic farm, sit and a tea or coffee or locally made ice cream. While you walk around Rock Farm make sure to say hi to the organically reared free range Tamworth pigs and Dexter cattle.
041 988 4861
Rock Farm Slane
Thu, May 6 2021, 11am - Thu, Dec 23 2021, 4pm
Littlewood Forest is located on the N2 Collon Road, 1 mile from Slane Village and provides a fantastic amenity for walkers. The forest covers 28 hectares (70 acres). Today it comprises a varied mix of conifer and broadleaved tree species.
The poet Francis Ledwidge was born in Slane on 19th August 1887. The museum is open 7 days 10.00am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 5.00pm and is situated 1 mile from the village of Slane on the Drogheda Road.
Tours can be booked in advance and there are special rates for schools and teachers.
Below is one of Francis’ many poems dedicated to his love Ellie Vaughey.
I saw her coming through the flowery grass
Round her swift ankles butterfly and bee
Blent loud and silent wings; I saw her pass
041 982 4544
Janeville, Slane, Co. Meath
Rock Farm Slane is a glamping, ecotourism and activity centre and organic farm on the Slane Castle estate stretching for 1.5km along the banks of the River Boyne. The long track to the farm takes in the views of Slane Village and the Hill of Slane beyond as you wind through fields of barley, agroforestry, cows, chickens and horses to the Limehouse Ecolodge beyond which has been built out of straw from the barley around us.
+353 (0) 41 988 4861
The Rock Farm Slane,
This detached three storey house is one of the ‘Four Sisters’ on The Square (actually an octagon) in the heart of historic Slane Village. Built around 1768, this protected structure is being fully renovated and is open for public access by appointment. (Limited access during restoration – see website for details)
Chapel Street, Slane, Co. Meath
Located in Slane's Arty Quarter, Pat, a local artist, paints and exhibits his work in a friendly, inviting studio. Pieces include a broad selection of oil paintings and drawings.
Seascapes and cityscapes are included, as are figures and a variety of themed works.
Feel free to browse and chat with no obligation. You are also invited to view his extensive Adventures Travelogue
1 Newgrange Mall,
Co Meath C15 CVA5