The Newgrange Hotel awarded best Hospitality/ Tourism in the 2017 Meath County Council Pride of place awards.
Last Thursday, the 05th October 2017 the Ardboyne Hotel on the Dublin road in Navan hosted an evening of new food, wines and cocktails in Hugo’s restaurant. On the night, guests were treated to the beautiful sounds of Darren McIlhenny, enjoyed a sample of cocktails and wines from the new drinks menu, and savoured the amazing food on offer.
Last Thursday, the 28th September 2017 saw the Newgrange Hotel in Navan host an evening of new food, wines and cocktails in their Bridge restaurant. On the night, guests were treated to the beautiful sounds of Cathal Dolan, enjoyed a sample of cocktails and wines from the new drinks menu, and savoured the amazing food on offer.
What once was an activity that was reserved for royals and the elite, is now a fun-filled and exciting day out for everyone. So, if you’re planning on visiting County Meath this year, consider coinciding your trip with one of the many horse racing festivals in the area.
Following in the success of The Braveheart 20 - a special screening of the Oscar winning film, the Sean Lawlor Artists' Trust brings 'Kings John’s Summer Prom’ to the breathtaking grounds of Trim Castle, Co. Meath, on Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd of July. This spectacular event will host an array of local and national musical talent with special guests The Drogheda Orchestra Collective. The official launch of the Prom will take place in Sally’s Rodgers bar, Trim, on Saturday 21st January at 2pm, with refreshments served.
As the fanfare sounds and the horses charge down the racetrack, the scent of crisp, green grass fills the air and ladies and gentlemen gather in the stands in anticipation, you can almost taste the excitement at the reputable Navan Racecourse. Renowned for its superb calendar of events, notable wins and national hunt racing, visitors to the course can expect a traditional horseracing setting, in a modern and fully equipped facility.
Family holidays are about spending quality time with each other and making exciting and precious memories. However, finding establishments that are both adult and kid friendly can sometimes be difficult. Ireland is renowned for its hospitality and when it comes to planning jam-packed holidays with exciting things to do with kids in Navan, an invigorating adventure awaits.
Whether you’re a history buff or an Irish mythology enthusiast, you’ll enjoy the tales, stories and true accounts of Country Meath. From ancient battles or mythological tales, you can embrace these Irish eccentrics through an activity like River Boyne fishing. This 70 mile long water way runs through several counties and is often the centre of Irish folklore as it passes through a handful of ancient cities and megalithic monuments.
Bloomsday is an international event, taking place on the 16th of June, that celebrates the work of Irish author, James Joyce. Taking cue from his timeless classic Ulysses, Irish folk and literature fans across the globe take it upon themselves to dress as characters and re-enact key moments from the script.
If you’re planning a trip to Ireland, why not venture outside of the city centres, where historic ruins and family fun are coupled with traditional Irish hospitality. Most importantly, if it’s a kaleidoscope of adventure, culture and unique experiences you’re looking for, there are a host of things to do in County Meath that can satisfy your wanderlust.