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  1. 01 Introduction – Discover Boyne Valley Audio Guide Abarta Heritage 1:21
  2. 02 Brú na Bóinne; Newgrange Knowth and Dowth Abarta Heritage 4:02
  3. 03 Ardmulchen Church Abarta Heritage 1:54
  4. 04 Hill of Tara 2:49
  5. 05 Bective Abbey 2:23
  6. 06 Trim Castle 6:34
  7. 07 Hill of Ward & Rathmore Church 3:04
  8. 08 Loughcrew Cairns 1:50
  9. 09 Kells 3:49
  10. 10 Donaghmore Round Tower 1:46
  11. 11 Slane Castle 2:03
  12. 12 Hill of Slane 2:46
  13. 13 Francis Ledwidge Museum 2:49
  14. 14 Townley Hall 2:55
  15. 15 Old Mellifont Abbey 2:11
  16. 16 Monasterboice 2:11
  17. 17 Drogheda 7:34
  18. 18 Beaulieu House & Gardens 1:14
  19. 19 Battle of the Boyne 2:48
  20. 20 Duleek Abbey 1:47
  21. 21 Conclusion – Discover Boyne Valley Audio Guide 0:54


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Discover Boyne Valley Audio Guide

This audio guide will lead you around some of Ireland’s most iconic heritage sites.  From the ancient tombs of the Brú na Bóinne and Loughcrew, to Ireland’s pre-Christian centres of kingship and rituals at Tara and Tlachtga, the dawn of Irish Christianity at 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 meanings behind the mysterious 5,000 year old art, discover some of the rituals of Kingship at the Hill of Tara and hear the tales of tragedy and violence from Oliver Cromwell’s bloody siege of Drogheda.  Informed by local historians and experts, the Discover Boyne Valley Audio Guide is an informative but enjoyable way to experience all that this incredible region has to offer.

You can enjoy your tour as you travel around the region, or even from the comfort of your favourite armchair at home.  Simply press play to immerse yourself in the tales and stories from the Boyne Valley!

We produced this audio guide on behalf 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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