Tara, Co. Meath

The Hill of Tara (Irish Teamhair na Rí, "Hill of the Kings"), located near the River Boyne, is a long, low limestone ridge that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, Leinster, Ireland. It contains a number of ancient monuments, and is reputed to have been the seat of the Árd Rí Éireann or High King of Ireland.

It is one of the most important sites in Ireland. Visitors will not, however, find huge structures or monuments here, instead a landscaped area of enormous proportions awaits them. Which might come as a let-down to some tourists, depending on how their expectations were built up.

The excellent audio-visual representation in the Visitor Center, a disused church, will help to come to grasp with the history and mythology of Tara. But ultimately your imagination will have to work overtime to fully enjoy this major Irish attraction.
 

Gardens

Rockfield House - Navan County Meath Ireland
Rockfield House
Navan, Co. Meath
Rockfield House has a particularly peaceful setting, looking over parkland sloping down to the River Dee valley, and the walled garden mimics the landscape, folding around a central stream like a half open book around its binding. The walls of th ...
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Golf

County Meath Golf Club - Trim County Meath Ireland
County Meath Golf Club
Trim, Co. Meath
Course Type: Parkland
County Meath Golf Club is a 6088 metre par 73 parkland golf course that's maintained to a very high standard. Each hole tests every aspect of an individual's game from tee to green. The fairways are designed to be a challenge for golfers who aspi ...
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Self Catering

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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

Fingal Farmers Market - Swords Co Dublin - Saturdays
Fingal Farmers Market - Saturdays

Beside Swords Courthouse

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Tourist Attractions

Maynooth Castle - Maynooth County Kildare Ireland
Maynooth Castle
Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Maynooth Castle was founded in the early 13th century and became the principal residence of the Kildare branch of the Geraldines. The Kildare FitzGeralds extended their land holdings and influence, emerging as one of the most powerful families in ...
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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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