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The Battle of the Boyne between King William III and his father in law, King James II in 1690 took place in the Boyne Valley in Oldbridge, County Meath. The Battle of the Boyne Centre tells this tale.
The Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, in the present day County of Meath, were built around 3200BC making them older than Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
This museum, in Slane County Meath, is the cottage birthplace of WWI poet, Francis E Ledwidge. It is a perfect example of a 19th Century farm labourer's cottage and was purchased and restored by the Francis Ledwidge Museum Committee in 1981.
The Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point of your tour of the world famous Neolithic monuments of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, in County Meath. Note all admissions to Newgrange and Knowth are through the visitor centre.
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