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"Ireland's most revered ancient landscape".

Sometimes, when city life palls, I don my boots and head out to County Meath and the hillforts and burial mounds of ¬†this historic landscape. This is one of Ireland’s most beautiful rural landscapes, peppered with archaeological and historic sites, along the beautiful valley of the river Boyne. 618 more words

Sculpture, Art And Culture

Beaulieu House, historic Boyne beauty.

On the north bank of the river Boyne, lies an historic house with one of the earliest examples of a walled garden in Ireland, said to have been laid out in the 1720s by Dutch artist Willem van der Hagen, father of the Irish school of landscape painting. 305 more words

Sculpture, Art And Culture

Heading West

After our couple of days in Dublin it was time to head west.  But after catching the bus to Dublin Airport to pick up our hire car we actually drove a short distance north of Dublin to Newgrange. 220 more words