Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Drycleaning onsite
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Concierge desk
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... it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids!!! The sites are called Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. We went to Knowth (the largest) and Newgrange. There is some controversy about what they were used for, but the builders were amazing and definitely knew their stuff. They are called Passage Tombs because there is a passage into the mounds which lead to burial chambers. At Newgrange, on ...
... than the pyramids of Egypt. Colm was extremely knowledgeable as the beautiful hill of Tara was incredible experience. One of the structures we specifically saw was this hole that was used as a burial site for members of this Celtic community. After our tour we got to stop at a old castle called abbeys castle which was an awesome experience. Fun fact it was actually used in Braveheart. Our next stop trim castle also,took part in Braveheart. This ...
Today we went first to Newgrange (Bru na Boinne in Gaelic). Impressive place. It is about 500 years older than the pyramids in Egypt and 1000 years older than Stonehenge. It is the largest Neolithic passage tomb in Europe. It has been partially reconstructed, but is mostly intact original. Unfortunately, it can only be seen by guided tour. So we took a tour. I will say this: it is NOT someplace ...
... neighborhood, not the other way around), we texted the kids so we could wave to them on the Dublin Pub Cam webcam. So touristy! Kristen saw us and I believe she got a screenshot!
We walked around the town a bit, stopping in the park at Merrion Square. Unfortunately it started to rain and somehow we were caught unprepared. We ducked into the porch of the Royal Physicians College of Ireland to wait it out. We found a store where ...
... idea to us. We went back, had dinner and stayed to listen to three musicians jamming and playing trad music. It was all very informal and fun, just a night at the neighborhood pub. We met a little boy named Aaron who was fascinated with Cory's Sparky doll, his camera and everything about us. We became good friends. As we left at the end of the evening, Aaron waved to us from the window with a big grin on his ...