Discover Things to Do in County Meath, Heart of the Boyne Valley
Festival & Events in Co. Meath
Festivals, events and fun in Co. Meath throughout 2014!
County Meath – Ireland’s Heritage Capital
Welcome to the official online tourist information guide to County Meath, in the heart of the Boyne Valley.
County Meath is known as the Royal County and derives its name from the Second Century AD as a territory for the High Kings. The abundance of historic monuments within this area testifies to the ancient importance of this region and some of the most important historic sites and monuments in Ireland dot the landscape here for example the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Brú na Bóinne.
The River Boyne flows gently through County Meath and borders Co. Louth before flowing into the Irish Sea at Drogheda. It's valley's fertile soil has ensured that it has been inhabited continuously from the end of the Ice Age. It is one of the most historic regional areas, not just in Ireland, but in all of north-west Europe. In 2010 Fáilte Ireland developed the 'Boyne Valley' as a leading International Tourism Destination and one of the 'Top 10 Must Visits Destinations in Ireland' www.disoverboynevalley.ie
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- Accommodation - Meath hotels, B&B's, guesthouses, self catering and specialist accommodation
- Things to Do - things to do while while visiting the County
- Events & Festivals - events and festivals for you to enjoy
- Food & Drink - restaurants, pubs and entertainment
- Getting to Meath - how to get to Meath
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