Discover the Stories of the Boyne Valley

The Boyne Valley Audio Guide will help you to explore some of Ireland’s most iconic sites like Newgrange, the Hill of Tara and Trim Castle. The guide tells some of the many stories of the archaeology and history, myths and legends of the Boyne Valley as it flows through County Meath and Louth. This is undoubtedly one of the most important historical landscapes in Ireland. This guide helps you to discover the archaeology of the ancient tombs of the Brú na Bóinne and Loughcrew, to the storied Hill of Tara. We will hear about the early Irish Church and discover the wonders of the incredible high crosses and round towers of Monasterboice and Kells, to mighty medieval fortresses at Trim and abbeys like Bective, the Boyne Valley has an unparalleled wealth of wonderful stories to discover. Our audio guide will lead you through these tales from folklore and history that are so full of drama, romance, violence and tragedy.

Tracks include information on iconic places like Newgrange, Knowth, Loughcrew, Mellifont the Hill of Tara, Trim Castle and much more!  Hear about the 5,000 year old tomb, discover some of the tales of the Hill of Tara and hear the stories of tragedy and violence from Oliver Cromwell’s bloody siege of Drogheda.  Informed by experts and local historians, the Boyne Valley Audio Guide is an informative but enjoyable way to experience all that this incredible region has to offer.

The Boyne Valley Audio Guide

Abarta Heritage produced this audio guide on behalf of Meath Tourism and Meath County Council. We are also grateful for the kind support of Louth County Council and the Office of Public Works.  The guide was written by Neil Jackman, and narrated by Sharon Mannion and Anthony Brophy. The audio guide was produced by Róisín Burke with sound engineer Declan Lonergan of Bluebird Studios.

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