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
Janeville, Slane, Co. Meath