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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

Hunting Brook Gardens - Blessington County Wicklow
Hunting Brook Gardens
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
One of the youngest open gardens, Hunting Brook has all the excitement of a fresh approach and new ideas. But the bones of the place are very old indeed - behind the house there is a ring fort dating back to the 7th century, and the namesake broo ...
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Golf

Rathcore Golf & Country Club - Rathcore Enfield County Meath Ireland
Rathcore Golf and Country Club
Enfield, Co. Meath
Course Type: Parkland
A magnificently fashioned golf course offering 18 challenging holes of play set against the backdrop of the rolling drumlins of Co. Meath. Spectacular water features reflect tree-lined horizons, generous greens and wide fairways. History embraces ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Avon Ri Blessington Resort
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
For centuries, the hill where Avon Rí is now located looked out over a valley created by the Liffey and King's River. Avon Rí has taken its name from the latter and now looks out of the Blessington Lakes – a reservoir created ...
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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

Trim Castle - Trim County Meath Ireland
Trim Castle
Trim, Co. Meath
Trim Castle is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland and was built over a thirty years by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter. The Castle site was chosen because it is on raised ground, overlooking a fording point over the River Boyne and was us ...
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Wedding Venues

Barberstown Castle - County Kildare Wedding Venue
Barberstown Castle
Straffan, Co. Kildare
Barberstown Castle has been occupied continuously for over 400 years and, despite its many additions - including a new accommodation wing - it has retained a sense of history. There are Church of Ireland and Catholic churches close by in Straffan ...
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