Current News and Events
The road between the village of Donore and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre will be
closed from Thursday March 6th until Monday March 31st inclusive. Diversions
will be in place but all visitors are advised to approach the Visitor Centre
from the N2 (Dublin to Slane road) rather than from the M1
The Megalithic Mound at Knowth will be open to visitors from April 3rd to October 15th this year. There is no direct access to the Knowth site, access is by guided tour from the Brú na Bóinne
Previous News and Events
- Winter Solstice Experience in Glebe house beside Dowth / Newgrange December 20th-21st.
Tickets €60, Unwaged €40, Children/Seniors €25 - food and accommodation included. More...
- Winter Solstice Art Competition for primary and post-primary school children,
with the winning entrants being present for the Winter Solstice at Newgrange on Saturday 21st December 2013. More...
- Spring Equinox at Loughcrew 2013 - Cairn T will be open (weather permitting) on
the 21st, 22nd & 23rd of March 2013.
As Met Éireann is forecasting wintry weather for these days, staff may not be able to be at Loughcrew. Please check on 087-0524975. Message indicating whether Cairns will be open or not for each day will be available from 4.45am.
- The Lady Well Fete - Slane Castle August 19th 2012
from 1pm. Jousting Knights on warhorses, a medieval village and a 100ft inflatable obstacle
course will be some of the attractions at this year’s Fete. More...
- Lighting The Darkness -
Collaborative Arts + Health exhibition running at the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre to Friday January 13th 2012.
Newgrange covered in a blanket of snow in December 2010 - Aerial Photo by Richard Smith
Boyne Valley Tours
Private Tours by Limousine or Mercedes-Benz Minivan.
Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested
day tour: Brú na Bóinne Visitors Centre and Newgrange, the 10th century high
crosses at Monasterboice, the 13th century Laurence's Gate at Drogheda, the Hill of Tara,
the 12th century Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland.