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Collon Full review
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A historical Village: Collon is a village in the south-west corner of County Louth, Ireland. It is home to the collon house which was built in 1740 by Anthony Foster of the legendary Foster Family. The house is famous for its gracious rooms that are exquisitely decorated with antiques and stunning paintings.
Collon is a village and townland in the south west corner of County Louth, Ireland, on the N2 nati… [..]

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Drogheda Full review
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A Medieval town : Drogheda, meaning bridge of the ford, is one of the oldest towns in Ireland. Well Known for its churches, Georgian architecture, and a marvelous medieval town gate, it is an industrial center and a major tourist attraction. It is also the last bridging point on the River Boyne before its entry into the Irish Sea.
Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and as a centre of industry,… [..]

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Knowth Tumulus Full review
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Passage Tomb and a World Heritage Site: Build around 5000 years ago, this megalithic passage tomb is commonly known as the Great Mound of Knowth. It consists of a large central mound surrounded by eighteen smaller satellite mounds. It was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993 and contains one-third of all the megalithic art found in entire Western Europe. During excavations, over two-hundred decorated stones were found her…
Knowth is a Neolithic passage grave and an ancient monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na B… [..]

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Muiredach Cross Full review
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Historic Ruin: Muiredach’s cross is one of the best examples of ancient medieval sculptures in Ireland. It is made out of sandstone and contains a depiction of the crucifixion on its front. The shaft is richly decorated with biblical images. Although quite rundown, it is an incredible piece of ecclesiastical art and must have been an effective way of teaching the bible to the masses in the past.
The historic ruins of Monasterboice are of an early Christian settlement in County Louth in Irelan… [..]

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Old Mellifont Abbey Full review
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Interesting Place to Visit: Old Mellifont Abbey is the first Cistercian monastery in Ireland. It was founded in 1142 by St Malachy of Armagh. Its most prominent features is an octagonal lavabo in which the monks used to wash their hands. The Visitor Centre also houses a stunning exhibition on the craft works of the Middle Ages masons.
Mellifont Abbey , located close to Drogheda in County Louth, was the first Cistercian abbey to be b… [..]

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Newgrange Tumulus Full review
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A stone age monument: Named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and visited by 200,000 visitors per year, Newgrange is a Stone Age monument located in the Boyne Valley, Ireland. It is regarded by some people as a jewel in the crown of Ireland's Ancient East and is engraved with extraordinary megalithic art. It was constructed around 3200 B.C by stone age farmers.
Newgrange is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located eight kilometers west of Dro… [..]

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Laytown Race (beginning …
Laytown Racecourse is a horse racing venue on the beach at Laytown, County Meat…
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Saint Magdalene's Church
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Laurence's Gate
Travel picture of Laurence's Gate Saint Laurence's Gate is a barbican which was built in the 13th century as part…
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Millmount Museum
Travel picture of Millmount Museum Millmount is a large fortified complex situated on a great mound on the South b…
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Saint Peter's Church
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Hill of Tara
Travel picture of Hill of Tara The Hill of Tara , located near the River Boyne, is an archaeological complex t…
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Travel picture of Lusk Lusk is a small town in Ireland, 23 km north of Dublin city centre. The name …
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