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Guidebook for Balgatheran

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Guidebook for Balgatheran

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Built in 1142 , this abbey has a unique lavabo where the monks washed and the complete charter house which is open on guided tours.
Old Mellifont Abbey
Built in 1142 , this abbey has a unique lavabo where the monks washed and the complete charter house which is open on guided tours.
Oldbridge house is on the site of the Battle of the Boyne and is now a visitor centre well worth seeing.
Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre
Oldbridge house is on the site of the Battle of the Boyne and is now a visitor centre well worth seeing.
Knowth is the larger of the famous collection of passage graves and has two passages. There are daily guided tours to this and Newgrange and time is approx 2.5 hours to see the both.
Knowth
Knowth is the larger of the famous collection of passage graves and has two passages. There are daily guided tours to this and Newgrange and time is approx 2.5 hours to see the both.
Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.), making it older than Stonehenge in England and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.
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Newgrange
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Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.), making it older than Stonehenge in England and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.
Abbey view is the closest that Google maps has to Slane hill. On this Hill in the early 5th century St Patrick lit a great fire.
Abbey View
Abbey view is the closest that Google maps has to Slane hill. On this Hill in the early 5th century St Patrick lit a great fire.
The Hill of Tara, known as Temair in gaeilge, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times.
Hill of Tara
The Hill of Tara, known as Temair in gaeilge, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times.
Monasterboice has one of the finest lookout towers in Ireland. This abbey preceeded Mellifont and though smaller is site of 3 large crosses believed to have been used to teach the bible.
Monasterboice
Monasterboice has one of the finest lookout towers in Ireland. This abbey preceeded Mellifont and though smaller is site of 3 large crosses believed to have been used to teach the bible.
Beaulieu House was built by Sir Henry Tichbourne then Marshall of the Army in Ireland and Governor General of Drogheda at the time of the restoration of Charles II about 1660
Beaulieu House, Garden & Car Museum
Beaulieu House was built by Sir Henry Tichbourne then Marshall of the Army in Ireland and Governor General of Drogheda at the time of the restoration of Charles II about 1660
Legend says that it is the burial place of Amhairghin , the mythical Celtic inventor of poetry, but it was possibly a large passage grave like Newgrange.
Drogheda Museum Millmount
Legend says that it is the burial place of Amhairghin , the mythical Celtic inventor of poetry, but it was possibly a large passage grave like Newgrange.
At the southern end of Palace street is St Laurences gate and part of the old town wall http://www.discoverireland.ie/Arts-Culture-Heritage/drogheda-walls-st-laurence-s-gate/74684
Palace Street
At the southern end of Palace street is St Laurences gate and part of the old town wall http://www.discoverireland.ie/Arts-Culture-Heritage/drogheda-walls-st-laurence-s-gate/74684
Slane castle has been in the same family since 1721 like Beaulieu house. http://www.slanecastle.ie/castle/castle_home.php
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Slane Castle
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Slane castle has been in the same family since 1721 like Beaulieu house. http://www.slanecastle.ie/castle/castle_home.php
At the heart of Bru na Boinne, the Unesco world heritage site, lies the visitor centre. Even if you have not sufficient time to actuall see Knowth or Newgrange this centre tells a lot.
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Newgrange
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At the heart of Bru na Boinne, the Unesco world heritage site, lies the visitor centre. Even if you have not sufficient time to actuall see Knowth or Newgrange this centre tells a lot.
At the eastern end of this short road is situated the Viaduct bridge. It was the seventh bridge of its kind in the world when built in 1855 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyne_Viaduct
Steam Packet Quay
At the eastern end of this short road is situated the Viaduct bridge. It was the seventh bridge of its kind in the world when built in 1855 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyne_Viaduct
On the site of an old former Drogheda Franciscan Church and part of the Friary. http://www.highlanes.ie/Content.aspx?PageID=44
Highlanes Art Gallery
On the site of an old former Drogheda Franciscan Church and part of the Friary. http://www.highlanes.ie/Content.aspx?PageID=44
This is possibly one of the oldest pubs in Drogheda and has not been modernised so well worth a visit. http://www.clarkesdrogheda.com/index.php/history
Clarkes Bar
19 Peter St
This is possibly one of the oldest pubs in Drogheda and has not been modernised so well worth a visit. http://www.clarkesdrogheda.com/index.php/history
5 minutes by car from the house. All year round something is happening. Check out this website http://www.drogheda.ie/ or message me to find out what is coming soon.
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Drogheda
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5 minutes by car from the house. All year round something is happening. Check out this website http://www.drogheda.ie/ or message me to find out what is coming soon.