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Brú na Bóinne – a UNESCO world heritage site
Sep 14 2022
Brú na Bóinne – a UNESCO world heritage site
Three giant mounds stand on top of 3 hills overlooking a bend in the Boyne River. But these three mounds are no ordinary mounds, they have been named as UNESCO World Heritage and figure throughout Irish history, myth, and folklore. So, what makes them so special and why should you visit? Today we are joined by Clare Tuffy, from the Office of Public Works at the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre to talk about Ireland’s ancient heritage.For more information on the trips on offer visit: Heritageireland.ieFor more in-depth info visit worldheritageireland.ie This episode’s Irish words:The Palace of the BoyneBrú na Bóinne - Pronounced: Bry na Boiñe Other attractions mentioned:Louchcrew Cairnsheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/loughcrew-cairnsHill of Taraheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/hill-of-taraCarrowmore and Carrowkeel, Co. Sligoheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/carrowmore-megalithic-cemeteryBoyne Valleyireland.com/en-se/destinations/county/meath/boyne-valleyHill of Taraireland.com/en-se/things-to-do/attractions/hill-of-taraHigh cross of Monasterboicediscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/monasterboice-finest-high-cross-ireland 1st Cistercian Abbeydiscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/old-mellifont-abbey 2nd Cistercian Abbeydiscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/bective-abbey Largest Anglo-Norman castle: Trim Castle heritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/trim-castle
Brú na Bóinne – a UNESCO world heritage site
Sep 14 2022
Brú na Bóinne – a UNESCO world heritage site
Three giant mounds stand on top of 3 hills overlooking a bend in the Boyne River. But these three mounds are no ordinary mounds, they have been named as UNESCO World Heritage and figure throughout Irish history, myth, and folklore. So, what makes them so special and why should you visit? Today we are joined by Clare Tuffy, from the Office of Public Works at the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre to talk about Ireland’s ancient heritage.For more information on the trips on offer visit: Heritageireland.ieFor more in-depth info visit worldheritageireland.ie This episode’s Irish words:The Palace of the BoyneBrú na Bóinne - Pronounced: Bry na Boiñe Other attractions mentioned:Louchcrew Cairnsheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/loughcrew-cairnsHill of Taraheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/hill-of-taraCarrowmore and Carrowkeel, Co. Sligoheritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/carrowmore-megalithic-cemeteryBoyne Valleyireland.com/en-se/destinations/county/meath/boyne-valleyHill of Taraireland.com/en-se/things-to-do/attractions/hill-of-taraHigh cross of Monasterboicediscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/monasterboice-finest-high-cross-ireland 1st Cistercian Abbeydiscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/old-mellifont-abbey 2nd Cistercian Abbeydiscoverboynevalley.ie/boyne-valley-drive/heritage-sites/bective-abbey Largest Anglo-Norman castle: Trim Castle heritageireland.ie/places-to-visit/trim-castle