Boyne Valley Tours

Meath Events - Heritage Week - 22nd to the 30th of August 2009

Guided Tours of Newgrange and Knowth
Brú Na Bóinne Visitor Centre, Donore, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
Free guided tours on Sunday 23rd and Sunday 30th August


Megalithic Solar Alignments
St. Mary’s Hall (Church of Ireland), Church Hill, Navan, Co. Meath.
Audio Visual Lecture exploring the Megalithic Solar Alignments at Newgrange, Dowth and Loughcrew.
Tuesday 25th of August at 8pm


Killua Cemetery and St. Lucy’s Well (Cure of Eye ailments)
Assemble at Killua Croosroads. Turn south of the N52, approx. 2Km.
Kells side of Clonmellon First crossroads; approx. 1.5Km. from the N52.
Contact:- John Gavin, Knock, Killua, Clonmellon, Co. Meath. Phone 046-9433882
Access over farmland - suitable footwear advised.
Wednesday 26th of August at 3pm.


Scenes of Historic Meath
St. Mary’s Hall (Church of Ireland), Church Hill, Navan, Co. Meath.
Illustrated presentation by Martin Dier.
Thursday 27th of August at 8pm


Exhibition: From Earth To The Universe Exhibition
Brú Na Bóinne Visitor Centre, Donore, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
Celebrating International Year of Astronomy with this exhibition featuring
some of the best astronomical images ever taken.
9am to 6pm on 22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30 August


Guided Tours of Loughcrew Cairn T
Loughcrew Cairns, Carnbane East, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.
Free Guided Tours from 10am to 5pm on 22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30 August


Loughcrew Tattoo
Loughcrew Cairns, Carnbane East, Oldcastle, Co. Meath.
Realistic temporary tattoos incorporating Neolithic designs.
Safe, non-toxic and pain free!
2pm to 5pm on Saturday 22nd August


Mystical Tour Of Hill Of Tara
Hill of Tara, Hill of Tara, Co. Meath.
Ever wondered about the mysterious side of Tara?
Why there are underground springs and ley lines?
Find out why the banqueting hall is the shape it is.
7:30pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday 26th August


Feis Teamhra: A Turn At Tara
Hill of Tara Visitor Centre, Tara, Navan, Co. Meath.
Pulitzer prize winning poet Paul Muldoon will recite poetry along with poet Michael Longley, and music from Grammy award winner Susan McKeown with Laoise Kelly, Steve Cooney and Aidan Brennan.
3pm to 5pm on Sunday 30th August


Guided Tours Of The Hill Of Tara
Hill of Tara Visitor Centre, Tara, Navan, Co. Meath.
Free Guided Tours from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 23rd and Sunday 30th August


Falconry Display
Hill of Tara Visitor Centre, Navan, Co. Meath.
A breathtaking falconry display with falcons, hawkes and owls.
From 12 noon to 4pm on Sunday 23rd August


Éigse Uí Ghramhnaigh Sean-nós Weekend All Ireland Sean-nós Dancing competitions, Singing/dancing/music workshops. Outdoor céilí, trad concert etc
Athboy, Co. Meath.
22,23 August - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Exhibition:150 Years of Bellewstown, its Fieldnames, Families and Dwellings
Bellewstown Parish Hall, Bellewstown Village Co. Meath.
29,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Heritage Week Story Competition
Prize Presentation Venue To be advised, Entries to be received by Secretary, Duleek Heritage Group,
114 Millrace, Duleek, Co. Meath by 7th August.
29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Tour of 6th Century Monastery Founded By St. Finnian
Clonard, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Life In The Lane - Art Exhibition and Children's Art Fun Day
Metges Lane (weather permitting), Metges Lane, Navan, Co. Meath.
22 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Forest Walk
Balrath Wood, Co Meath, Balrath Wood Navan , Meath
22 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Guided Walking Tour Of Historic Kells Town, Including The Monastic Site
Start at Kells Heritage Centre, The Courthouse, Headfort Place, Kells, Co. Meath.
22,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Opening Of The Spire Of Lloyd
Lloyd, Kells, Peoples Park, Lloyd, Kells, Meath
22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Historical Tour Of An Operating Victorian Urban District Council Waterworks.
Victorian Waterworks, Kells Business & Technology Park, Lloyd Kells, Meath.
22,23,26,29,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Bat Walk
Moynalty Steam Threshing Museum, Moynalty, Co. Meath.
24 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Heritage Day
Sonairte, The Ninch Laytown, Co. Meath
29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Tales From The Hearthstone
Teach Raithneach Heritage And Cultural Centre, Starinagh Collon, Co. Meath.
28,29,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Museum Open Day
Moynalty Steam Threshing Museum, Moynalty, Kells, Co. Meath.
29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


17th Century Childrens Games
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
22,23,29,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Adult Painting Glass
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
22 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Treasure Hunt
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
22 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Battlesite Walk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge Drogheda, Co. Meath.
22,29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Coin, Medal & Stamp Valuation Day
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Living History In Period Costume
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Nature Walk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Bat Walk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Duke of Schomberg Talk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
27 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Boyne Currach Talk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
27 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


The Boyne Canal Walk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath,
27 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


An Astronomy Evening
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda,  Co. Meath.
27 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Childrens Art Workshop
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Natural Remedies Talk
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
29 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Book Fair
Battle Of The Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Archaeological Development Services Open Day
Archaeological Development Services, Unit D, Kells Business Park, Cavan Road, Kells, Co. Meath.
22 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


'Ledwidge Day' A Celebration Of The Life & Poetry Of Meath Poet Francis Ledwidge
Townley Hall, Townley Hall, Slane Road, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
30 August  - See a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.heritageweek.ie/">Heritage Week Website for more information.


Living History At Trim Castle
Trim Castle, Trim, Co. Meath.
23 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.


Guided Tours of Trim Castle
Trim Castle, Trim, Co. Meath.
23,30 August  - See Heritage Week Website for more information.



Boyne Valley Private Day Tours

Boyne Valley Tours Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested day tour: Newgrange World Heritage site, 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Norman castle in Ireland  More ...
 


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