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Enfield, Co. Meath

Enfield (An Bóthar Buí in Irish) is a town in south County Meath, located between Kilcock and Kinnegad and sits very close to the County Meath - County Kildare border.

The history of Enfield is closely connected to the history of transport throughout south Meath. In the 1790's, maps denote the site as "A New Inn", later "The New Inn" and eventually, Innfield. This derives from a mail-coach inn on the 18th century Dublin to Mullingar coach route. The Royal Canal passed through Innfield also, and with the arrival of the Great Western Railway the name became anglicised to Enfield.

There is a newly created amenity park along with a small harbour and slipway at the Royal Canal on the western side of the town with coarse fishing, boating and walking.

Enfield also has its own micro-brewery, The Celtic Brew company which produces the award winning Finians Lager.

Enfield is also surrounded by some fine Golf courses, most notably, The Rathcore Golf And Country Club.

Gardens

Ballinlough Castle - County Westmeath
Ballinlough Castle
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Standing proudly on a hillside overlooking a lake, Ballinlough Castle looks for all the world like the illustration in a fairytale book and it has a story to match. Owned by the Catholic O’Reilly/Nugent family since it was first built in 16 ...
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Golf

Killeen Golf Club - Kill County Kildare Ireland
Killeen Golf Club
Straffan, Co. Kildare
Course Type: Parkland
Killeen golf course was designed in 1980. Since then the course has undergone many changes both in size and design to get it to the high USGA standard that it is at today. With the purchase of extra land in 1990 the team of Tom Craddock and P ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Castletown Gatelodges
Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Situated at the bottom of the tree lined avenue to Castletown House, Ireland’s finest Palladian Country House.  Both properties are prominently placed at the top of the main street in Celbridge, Co Kildare opposite the quaint Church of ...
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What's On

Naas Farmers Market - County Kildare
Naas Market

Beside Trax Brasserie, Friary Lane, Naas, County Kildare

Saturdays 10am - 3 pm

Contact: Siobhan Poppelwell - 087 608 0119; siobhanpoppelwell@ireland.c ...
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Tourist Attractions

Castletown House - Celbridge County Kildare Ireland
Castletown House
Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Castletown is Ireland's largest and earliest Palladian style house. Built between 1722 and 1729 for William Conolly, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons and the wealthiest commoner in Ireland. The façade was almost certainly design ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Johnstown House Hotel & Spa
Enfield, Co. Meath
The closeness of the motorway may be a little alarming on arrival at this recently developed hotel and spa, but it has a carefully restored 18th century house at its heart and something of the country house atmosphere lives on. The original h ...
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