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Slane Castle: Christmas Light Ceremony & Christmas Market

The spirit of Christmas is in the air at Slane Castle Estate. Join us for the ceremonial Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, 4th December and the festive Christmas craft fair in the Castle all weekend. Entry is free of charge for this lovely seasonal event and everyone is welcome. Put the weekend of 4th and 5th December in your diary now.

Christmas Light Ceremony at Slane Castle
+353 (0) 41 988 4477
events@slanecastle.ie

Slane Castle,
Slane, Co. Meath,
Ireland

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Sat, Dec 4 2021, 10am - Sun, Dec 5 2021, 6pm

Fairy School at Slane Castle

The Fairies of WonderWorld are in search of new recruits for their wonderful day camp - Fairy School!

Tickets: www.eventbrite.ie and search Slane Castle.

Learn to be a fairy, graduate with wings

This magical day camp will take place at Slane Castle, Slane, Co. Meath

Join the fairies for a fun filled adventure as you learn all about the magical world of fairies, unicorns, mermaids and so much more! 

Slane Castle, Slane, Co Meath 

https://www.facebook.com/officialslanecastle
53.70978965994207
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Sat, Apr 9 2022, 10am - Sun, Apr 10 2022, 2pm

Orchard Holiday Village

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.

041 9820093
info@orchardholidayvillage.ie

Orchard Way,

Slane,

Co. Meath

C15 P5FK

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Francis Ledwidge Museum & War Memorial Centre

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.

Spring Love

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
info@francisledwidge.com

Janeville, Slane, Co. Meath

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Irish Military War Museum and Family Park

For a real sense of war visit the Irish Military War Museum, Ireland’s largest private military collective housed in a 5,000 sq ft ‘hands on’ museum.  WW1 and WW2 trenches and vehicles, original decommissioned weapons and equipment.  This is a fantastic educational and historical resource for people of all ages and from right across the island of Ireland and beyond.  The Museum also houses one of the finest collections of WW2 Allied and Axis vehicles and all deactivated weapons ever assembled in Ireland. Family friendly park with petting farm, playground and assault course.

041 9819501 / 086 395 2180
irishmilitarywarmuseum@gmail.com

Starinagh, Collon, Slane, Co. Meath

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Parochial House

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)

041 9884444
info@parochialhouseslane.ie

Chapel Street, Slane, Co. Meath 

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