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Discover Boyne Valley

May 27, 2019


May 26, 2019

Boyne Boats: Paddle like an Islander in a Game of Thrones Boat!

April 03, 2019

Under the expert supervision of a local guide, this is a rare opportunity to explore the Boyne Valley in the actual currach boats that featured in the Game of Thrones TV series. Native to Ireland, and rooted in its history, the currach was traditionally made with a wooden frame, sealed with animal skins and hides.

€5 million refurb to begin at Brú na Bóinne

March 26, 2019

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre, the gateway to the famous passage tombs Newgrange and Knowth is currently undergoing a major refurbishment for approximately 6 months. The refurbishment, will include a "state-of-the-art" exhibition celebrating megalithic art at Knowth. 


10 Great Reasons to visit the Boyne Valley Region

February 06, 2019

The Boyne Valley is situated in the east of Ireland and only 15 minutes from Dublin Airport. It is Ireland’s ancient capital and its most sacred and mythical landscape.

Visit places filled with unmissable experiences with Maps and Brochures as your guide and Itineraries as your inspiration, prepare for an adventure through a land of legends.  From brave knights, castles and round towers to tales of emigrants, monks and ancient civilisations, Ireland’s Ancient East is brimming with stories, culture, attractions, festivals and fun. Boyne Valley is the birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East and has some of the world’s most mythical landscapes. The rich valley is home to a range of heritage sites and monuments including Europe’s largest Anglo-Norman Castle.


Acupuncture Treatment

January 09, 2019

Acupuncture is a holistic, natural treatment for a range of disorders, it is one part of a system of primary health care, known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

With its origins in ancient China it has a history of development dating back thousands of years. It is the world’s largest drug free therapy, offering natural treatments for many disorders.


Welcome to Ireland's Ancient East

March 04, 2016

My name is Peter Byrne and I work here at the CityNorth Hotel dealing with Tourism, Heritage and Leisure. I am a Failte Ireland National Tour guide for the 32 Counties of Ireland and an Ireland’s Ancient East Story teller.


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