Ireland - Counties Meath, Louth, Cavan & Monaghan (PDF Chapter)


This is the Counties Meath, Louth, Cavan & Monaghan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guidebook.

Counties Meath and Louth attracted Ireland’s first settlers, whose legacies endure at the prehistoric tombs at Brú na Bóinne and Loughcrew. Outdoor activities abound in Counties Cavan and Monaghan, where undulating hills and fish-filled lakes are wild and remote.

  • explore evocative prehistoric remains at the ancient burial sites of Brú na Bóinne
  • maps
  • float above fascinating ruins and emerald-green fields on a hot-air balloon flight from Trim
  • transport
  • follow in the footsteps of poet and author Patrick Kavanagh on the quiet roads of Inniskeen
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: County Meath, Brú Na Bóinne, The Battle of Boyne Site, Laytown, Slane, Tara, Dunsany Castle, Trim, Kells, Loughcrew Cairns, County Louth, Drogheda & Around, Dundalk, Cooley Peninsula, County Cavan, Cavan Town, Lough Oughter, Killykeen Forest Park, Butlersbridge, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Ballyjamesduff & Around, County Monaghan, Monaghan Town, Rossmore Forest Park, Clones & Around, Carrickmacross & Around and Inniskeen.

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