Boyne Valley Tours

Heritage Week 21st - 29th August 2010
Meath Archaeology - Free Events.


Mullaghteelin Hill: A Bronze Age Enclosure - Sunday 22nd August at 3pm.

Site visit to Bronze Age enclosure and lecture by local historian and author Brendan Mathews.
Venue: Assemble on Site, (Bellewstown, Stamullin Road - Follow Signs)
Organiser: Meath Archaeological And Historical Society
Oliver Ward, Email: omwnobber@yahoo.co.uk
Telephone: 046 9052236 / 086 3322821



Free guided tours of Loughcrew Cairn T - Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th August.

Please note the climb is very steep. Wear suitable footwear and be careful.
Venue: Loughcrew, Cairn T, Corstown, Oldcastle.
Organiser: Loughcrew - OPW Name: Michelle Nugent Leonard
Telephone: 049 8541240

Sat 21st 10:00 17:00
Sun 22nd 10:00 17:00
Mon 23rd 10:00 17:00
Tue 24th 10:00 17:00
Wed 25th 10:00 17:00
Thu 26th 10:00 17:00
Fri 27th 10:00 17:00
Sat 28th 10:00 17:00
Sun 29th 10:00 17:00



The Loughcrew Tatoo - Sunday 22nd August.

Get a realistic temporary tattoo incorporating neolithic designs. Safe, non-toxic and pain free!
Venue: Car park, Loughcrew Cairns, Corstown, Oldcastle.
Organiser: Loughcrew - OPW Name: Michelle Nugent Leonard
Telephone: 049 8541240
Sunday 22nd August from 2pm to 5pm



Secrets Of The Lost Tomb: The Intriguing Tale Of Knocklea - Wednesday 25th August at 8pm.

A lecture by Frank Prendergast presenting new information on the little known destroyed coastal
passage tomb at Rush, Co. Dublin (Knocklea).
Venue: Hill of Tara Visitor Centre, Tara, Navan.
Organiser: Hill of Tara Visitor Centre - OPW Name: Joan Revington Email: hilloftara@opw.ie
Telephone: 046 9025903



Hill of Tara - Free Guided Tours & Audio Visual Show - Sunday 22nd August.

Audio Visual Show in the Hill of Tara Visitor Centre 'Tara A Royal Sanctuary'.
Also free guided tours of the principal monuments on the hill.
Venue: Hill of Tara Visitor Centre, Tara, Navan.
Organiser: Hill of Tara Visitor Centre - OPW Name: Joan Revington Email: hilloftara@opw.ie
Telephone: 046 9025903
Sunday 22nd August from 10am to 5pm



Free guided tours of Newgrange and Knowth - Sunday 22nd and Sunday 29th August.

Come early as places will fill up quickly and numbers are limited.
Venue: Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre, Donore, Co. Meath.
Organiser: Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre
Name: Clare Tuffy
Email: brunaboinne@opw.ie
Telephone: 041 9880300
Sunday 22nd August from 9am to 5pm
Sunday 29th August from 9am to 5pm



Free Guided Tours Of Dowth South - Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August.

Meet at Dowth National Monument and visit Dowth South, the smaller of the Dowth tombs.
Wear suitable shoes.
Venue: Dowth National Monument, Dowth, Co. Meath.
Organiser: Dowth National Monument -OPW
Name: Clare Tuffy
Email: brunaboinne@opw.ie
Telephone: 041 9880300
Date Start Time End Time
Saturday 21st August from 2pm to 5pm.
Sunday 22nd August from 2pm to 5pm.


The Brú Tatoo - Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre - Sunday 29th August.

Get a realistic temporary tatoo incorporating neolithic designs. Safe, non-toxic and pain free!
Venue: Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre, Donore, Drogheda.
Organiser: Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre - OPW
Name: Clare Tuffy
Email: brunaboinne@opw.ie
Telephone: 041 9880300
Sunday 29th August from 2pm to 5pm.



Life & Death In A Medieval Castle - Sunday 29th August at 3pm.

A very special tour of Trim Castle walls and grounds with Dr. Michael Patterson.
Meet inside main entrance at 3.00pm. Venue: Trim Castle, Trim.
Organiser: Trim Castle - OPW Name: Linda Gavigan / PJ O'Reilly Email: trimcastle@opw.ie
Telephone: 046 9438619



Free Guided Tours Of Trim Castle - Sunday 22nd & Sunday 29th August.

Free guided tours of the Keep. Come early as places are limited.
Venue: Trim Castle, Trim.
Organiser: Trim Castle - OPW Name: Linda Gavigan / PJ O'Reilly Email: trimcastle@opw.ie
Telephone: 046 9438619
Sunday 22nd August from 10am to 5pm
Sunday 29th August from 10am to 5pm


Hill Of Tara Guided Tour - Wednesday 25th August @7pm.

A blend of archaeological interpretation, history, folklore, legend and the metaphysical. Meet at main gate.
This is an outdoor event and dependent on weather conditions. Please wear suitable shoes for walking the Hill. Venue: Hill of Tara, Near Navan.
Organiser: Native Spirit Tours
Name: Nora Judge
Email: nora@taracelebrations.org
Telephone: 085 1261154



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