When you explore Ireland’s Ancient East, you wander through 5,000 years of history. Peel back the layers of history and discover a story that unfolds in the vast green landscapes that seduced a millennia of settlers from Ancient Man to Early-Christians and Medieval Lords to Colonial Settlers. On your journey immerse yourself in the past as you are greeted by prehistoric wonders, monastic marvels, magnificent castles and grand estates at every turn.
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“Encompassing 17 counties and 5,000 years of history, Ireland’s Ancient East features three unique areas”
Watch the sunrise over a landscape as old as time and discover the Land of 5,000 Dawns. Made up of counties Cavan, Longford, Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Westmeath, history and myth collide here, in a place where almost every village, monument and great house comes with its own legend of warring giants or eccentric aristocrats. Go exploring and you’ll find marvels of Palladian architecture, fossils from a dinosaur age, and a castle owned by descendants of Attila the Hun.
Moving through swampland-turned-sacred settlement where a saint lived and died. Marvelling at monumental bridal dowries far beyond the realm of modern times. Exploring the extravagance of a rich man and a magnificent castle sold for a mere £50. You’ve reached the Historic Heartlands, and counties Offaly, Laois, Kildare, Tipperary, Limerick, Carlow and Kilkenny. A place where epic alliances were forged in love and expedience were born, carved into the land and the traditions honored ever since. Uncover supernatural tales of hellhounds and hidden treasure. See ancient dolmens, wander through medieval castles perched on hilltops and discover just how advanced prehistoric hunters really were.
Few coasts have seen such comings and goings as this one. These cliffs, harbors and beaches have been besieged by Vikings, visited by Titans of the sea, and welcomed world leaders home. Track inland and you’ll find fascinating histories, too, in the shape of isolated monasteries, riverside castles and some of the most beautiful gardens in the world.
“This is Ireland’s Ancient East… and it’s time to wander through 5,000 years of history”.
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