Drogheda

One of Ireland’s liveliest towns, rich in antiquities and with atmospheric bars.

Monasterboice

Ecclesiastical relics here include Ireland’s tallest round tower and also two of the most splendid high-crosses in the whole of the country.

The Cooley Peninsula

Closely associated with the Irish epic saga, the Táin Bó Cúailnge, Cooley’s mountains offer tremendous views of Carlingford Lough, while Carlingford itself has some terrific restaurants.

Inniskeen

The birthplace of one of the country’s greatest poets, Patrick Kavanagh, celebrates its scion through an excellent and informative resource centre.

The Lakes of Cavan

Known collectively as Lough Oughter and linked by an extraordinary complex of atmospheric waterways, popular with both anglers and the boating crowd.

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