East Ireland way to discover the island
Discover and enjoy the Ancestral East Ireland, is the new and ambitious proposal launched by Tourism Ireland invites you to travel thousands and thousands of years of history through three unique areas that extend across 17 counties of the island.
The Ancestral East Ireland
The Irish Ancestral This consists of fall into three different areas: the Land of 5000 dawns, the historic heart of Ireland and Costa Celta. In the Land of the 5,000 visitors will discover the island attractions like new grange, County Meat Cooley Peninsula in County Loath House or in Westmeath. County Meath stands new grange a singular passage tomb erected in 3200 BC.
In this place, every Dec. 21, one of the first rays of morning light strikes a tiny opening at the entrance of the site, dramatically illuminating the burial chamber of the center of the monument. So the ancient Irish honor the dead. In addition, County Louth has other gems like the site where you can visit the most important Celtic crosses in Ireland discover the island including the main cross stands 5.5 meters tall carved with key scenes from the Bible.
Cooley Peninsula in the very typical for its seafood restaurants and fish, Prague Castle and elegant shops invite you to buy without remedy medieval village of Carling ford is. On the other hand, the more adventurous will have fun in the Carling ford Adventure to discover the island Centre with the zip line and other sports activities or practicing hiking through the Taint Way.
Also must go to Belvedere House in County Westmeath. This vast estate of Palladian architecture of Belvedere House, located in the town of Mullingar, has some light fenced gardens and a Victorian style luxury forest trails. It is also recommended to complete a guided tour to Hill and see circular fortification and the tomb of the goddess. In addition, you can go to the distillery founded by the McManus family in 1757, which stands as the distiller in operation today oldest nationwide day.