County Meath Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
    by MAIGO
  • Off The Beaten Path
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County Meath Off The Beaten Path

  • Cohaw Giant's Grave (Co. cavan)

    This is 25.5m long rectangular cairn, five chambred tombwith a dual court cairn.Take the R192 Shercock road, 5km out of Cootehill town.signposted.

  • Kilmore Cathedral (Co. cavan)

    This is a small Protestant Cathdral. has fine Romanesque doorway.On the R198 6km south-west from Cavan town.

  • Finn MacCool's Fingers (Co. Cavan)

    Finn MacCool was a legendaly warrior of Fianna/ hero/ giant...?This is an alignment of standing stones.There is on the hillside at Shantemon, off the R188 north-east from Cavan town.

  • Dunshauglin's tragic history

    At the Southern end of the village (Dublin direction) you will find a church on the main road.The church has now been converted for use as the local Library, but outside the door stands a reminder of famine times.A large iron cauldron is suspended on a kind of tripod. It dates from the late 1840's, as the mainstay of a soup kitchen which was set up...

  • Longwood

    Longwood is located a few miles off the old main Dublin-Galway road, just after Enfield.It has nothing worth visiting, and nothing to see. No Hotel, no restaurant or pub of note.This is however part of it's charm, it seems to have all the elements of a 'Typical' midlands Irish Village, with all that that implies.The broad main street is adorned...

  • Kells

    The village of Kells is an old monastic settlement, and the famous Book of Kells (on display in Trinity College in Dublin) has its origins here. Traces of medieval monks can be found throughout the village. Look around the churchyard for the High Crosses. These crosses are often highly decorated with biblical scenes and it is believed that they...

  • The Hill of Slane

    The Hill of Slane is where St. Patrick had his seat in Ireland. As legend has it, St. Patrick lit his Paschal fire on the Hill of Slane when the Druids celebrated their pagan feast on the Hill of Tara just a few miles away. When the Druids saw his fire they warned the High King that if he did not put out Patrick´s fire immediately, it would be...

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