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Stop At: O'Connell Street, Dublin Ireland
Your tour begins in Dublin city centre, where you will meet your guide and set out through the beautiful Boyne Valley. This is one of Ireland’s most important prehistoric areas and the surrounding landscape is dotted with ancient monuments and castles.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Newgrange, Donore Ireland
Newgrange is one of Ireland’s most impressive ancient monuments in Ireland and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, We do try to get you into this site. It is the largest purpose built burial site and place of ancient worship in Ireland. The monument is built so that it is aligned with the winter solstice which was of great importance to the neolithic people in Ireland at the time.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Monasterboice Monastic Site, 1 Off the N Ireland
We visit the 6th century monastic site of St Buite, famous for its high Celtic Crosses and round tower. Ireland at this time was called the land of "Saints and Scholars" due to the amount of monasteries and places of study.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Slane Castle, N51, Slane Ireland
We have our lunch stop normally in the village of Slane, Famous for Slane Castle. There is a short stop and photo opportunity to view the castle that is still lived in to this day. While you are there, hear how U2 recorded their album 'The Unforgettable Fire' in the castle.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Hill of Tara (Temair), Ireland
The Hill of Tara is the ancient high seat of the Celtic Kings of Ireland, 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times. In ancient Irish religion and mythology Temair was the sacred place of dwelling for the gods, and was the entrance to the other world. It was a very important site to the Celtic people of Ireland as it is where the High King would take his seat and rule over all the other provincial kings. At this site there are many ancient monuments including The Stone Of Destiny (Lia Fáil)
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Trim Castle, Trim Ireland
Trim Castle is the largest Norman castle in Europe. Over a period of 30 years, it was built by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter as the caput of the Lordship of Meath. One of the new administrative areas of Ireland created by King Henry II of England. It is also where the town of York is portrayed in the movie "Brave Heart".
Duration: 1 hour