IRELAND'S ANCIENT EAST
Discover Ireland's Ancient East
Meath has a rich source of History with its megalithic tombs of Newgrange, Dowth and Knowth which together make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bru na Boinne. Trim Castle is also a worthwhile visit and is a splendid example of a Norman Castle. There are plenty must-see attractions in Meath:
Why not visit the Battle of the Boyne site during your stay. This important battleground site is of great historical significance, even in today's modern Ireland.
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site, Newgrange & Knowth at Donore and understand how far advanced our civilisation was 5,000 years ago with this testament to their knowledge of the alignment of the heavens and its significance to their every day lives.
Another must-see attraction in Meath is the seat of the Kings of Ireland, the Hill of Tara is the most important centre of political and religious power in Pre-Christian Ireland.
Trim Castle, built in 1173 by Hugh and his son, Walter De Lacy, stands proudly in the town of Trim and continues to draw awe-inspired crowds from around the world. Come and see for yourself why Mel Gibson chose this place as one of the major locations for his epic film "Braveheart".