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Lady Well Fete Slane

Sunday 23rd August turned out to be the wettest day of Summer. But in true there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes  575 more words

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Teach Cormaic

In the middle of the Ráith Na Ríogh or Royal Enclosure is a rather unique twin earthwork. From above it looks like a figure 8. I have never seen anything quite like it before. 652 more words

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Martry Mill Open Day

Every day on my way to work, half way between Kells and Navan, I pass an old stone building on the banks of the Blackwater. It has stood in this location since 1641 and passed through different owners over this time. 504 more words

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Foraging Walk and Picnic at Girley Bog with Meath Eco Tours

On one of the few sunny days we have enjoyed this Summer, I found myself at the start of Girley Bog looped walk. Girley Bog is on my doorstep and in a clear example of what is beside you I have to admit I’ve never been on the walk before. 951 more words

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Grain to Bottle at Slane Castle and Rock Farm Slane

A grey morning, on a hill in Slane, overlooking the Boyne River was my unusual start to Sunday. As we drank coffee on the decking, Alex Mountcharles explained the straw build process that went into the construction of the office we were standing outside and the restored farmhouse, now a guest’s lodge, across the yard. 1,528 more words

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The Ancient Standing Stones of Tara

Just up the steps from St. Patricks Church, on a grassy mound there is a rather unusual site. A pair of Standing Stones, right in the middle of the graveyard. 463 more words

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Tobair Bo Finn & A Modern Day Quest……

My first stop of point on the recent expedition out in Meath was to the ancient Royal City of Tara. But firstly I wanted to see if I could find the place where according to Ancient Irish lore Fionn Mac Cumhaill caught the legendary Salmon of Knowledge. 1,567 more words

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