Wander through time...

Wander through time...

Learn the stories of a place and you'll come to understand the soul of its people. From ancient high kings to modern day poets, saints and scholars to ramblers and fishermen, Ireland's Ancient East pulsates with legendary tales. With the maps as your guide and the itineraries as your inspiration, you're about to prepare for a real life journey through this mystical place.

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Where it all begins...

... is right here, in this lush green landscape. Over 5,000 years of history lie buried within the verdant meadows, bustling towns and rugged stone monuments of Ireland's Ancient East. Each landmark has its stories to tell, as indeed do the locals, who delight in telling tales that are rich in famous battles and magic rituals.
 

What's On...

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week

A celebration of over 100 years of stories of people and place

August 20-28

Irish Game and Country Fair

Irish Game and Country Fair

A country fair with clay pigeon shooting, archery, fly casting and much more

August 27-28

Autumn Equinox Festival 2016

Autumn Equinox Festival 2016

Experience the magic of Loughcrew Cairns on the rolling hills of Meath

September 24-25

Waterford Harvest Festival

Waterford Harvest Festival

Waterford's streets come alive with the sights, smells and sounds of food

September 9-11

Things to do...

Behind the Hall Door

Behind the Hall Door

Spend time exploring Ireland's magnificent houses

Savour the Flavours

Savour the Flavours

Treat your tastebuds to the rich bounty of Ireland’s Ancient East

Discover our Crafts

Discover our Crafts

Meet our craftpeople and uncover over 5,000 years of art and design

Take to the Waters

Take to the Waters

Discover the stunning waterways of Ireland’s Ancient East