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“Heritage at the Heart of the Boyne Valley”

Drogheda Museum Millmount

Millmount Situated on high ground in the heart of Drogheda, just 20 minutes from Slane village, Drogheda Museum Millmount is housed in the town’s former barracks complex. Constructed by Hugh De Lacy in the early 12th century as a motte and bailey this functioned as the castle of de Lacy’s port town. Millmount played a …

Ardmulchan Church

Ardmulchan Church The ruins of Ardmulchan Church and graveyard lie on an elevated site overlooking the River Boyne, just 20 minutes from Slane. Built in the late 12th century the remains include a handsome square bell tower with the ground floor almost intact, vaulted with an elaborate stairway. The site offers spectacular views of the Boyne’s historical …

Knowth – Brú na Bóinne

Knowth – Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site Constructed in 3000 BC, Knowth was extensively excavated over a 40-year period from 1962.  Now reconstructed, the main mound contains two long passage tombs placed back to back. There are the remains of 19 smaller satellite mounds and more than 300 decorated stones in the main mound alone and …

Newgrange – Brú na Bóinne

Newgrange – Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site Newgrange passage tomb lies just 5km down stream from Slane village in the UNESCO Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site. Older than Stonehenge in the UK and the pyramids in Egypt, Newgrange is one of the most spectacular passage graves in Europe. Famous for its amazing art carved …