Download Free Audio Guides to Irelands Ancient East
Around practically every corner in Irelands Ancient East you can discover millennia of history and archaeology, dating back to the first days after the glaciers released their frozen grip on the country at the end of the last Ice Age. Irelands Ancient East, helps visitors to explore counties Louth, Monaghan, Cavan, Longford, Westmeath, Meath, Kildare, Offaly, Laois, Carlow, Wicklow, Kilkenny, Tipperary Wexford, Waterford and the eastern parts of Limerick and Cork. Each of these counties has its own unique story to tell. From the wild majesty of the Wicklow Mountains, to the plains of Kildare, the bogs of the midlands and the lush green pastures of Tipperary, you can discover the fascinating story of the people who shaped these landscapes and who, in turn, were shaped by the land.
Visitors will be enchanted by over 5,000 years of European history, and enjoy getting off the beaten track to discover ancient tombs, tranquil monasteries, Viking heritage, formidable medieval fortresses, great estates and the bustling modern villages and towns across the region. There are so many opportunities to take in one of the wonderful festivals, to try some of the best-produced food in the world, to enjoy driving along tree-lined roads through lush green valleys and to explore the meandering rivers or soaring mountains.
We have a number of guides for these spectacular places; discover the peaceful tranquility of Doneraile, hear the story of the siege of Drogheda in our Discover the Boyne Valley Audio Guide, and discover the majesty of the Rock of Dunamase in County Laois.