Ardcath is a hamlet in County Meath, Ireland. It has a population of 378 and was the location of one of the fiercest battles of ancient Ireland between the Fianna and the Firbolgs. A link with history was kept with the provision of a safe house to DeValera during the Anglo-Irish War, 1916 to 1922. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ardcath"
Ashbourne (Cill Dhéagláin in Irish) is a sizeable commuter town in County Meath, Ireland about 20 km from Dublin on the N2 road. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ashbourne, County Meath"
Carnaross (Carn na Ros in Irish) is a small town in County Meath, Ireland, some 4 km northwest of Kells on the N3 road. OSI map ref. N 698 781. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carnaross"
Dunshaughlin (Domhnach Seachnaill in Irish), is a town in County Meath in Ireland. It is named after St Seachnaill, a contemporary of St Patrick, who established a church there in the 5th century. Dunshaughlin (or more specifically, the townland of Lagore) is famous for an ancient crannog or settlement from the 7th century where a number of Irish antiquities were discovered. Approximately 1.6 Km south of the village is a preserved workhouse abolished by the Irish State in the early twenties. The workhouse is under private ownership and is not open to the public. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dunshaughlin"
Julianstown (Baile Iúiliáin in Irish) is a town in County Meath, Ireland. It is located near Drogheda on the N1 road not far from the Mosney Camp. In 1641, the battle of Julianstown was fought here during the Irish Rebellion of 1641 ...more on Wikipedia about "Julianstown"
Kells ( Irish: Ceanannas Mór, "Great Chief Abode") is a town in County Meath in Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kells, County Meath"
Kiltale is a small rural parish in County Meath, Republic of Ireland with a population of approx 300. Nearby towns include Trim and Navan. Kiltale is 7km from the historical seat of the High King of Ireland at the Hill of Tara. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kiltale"
Moynalty (from the Irish Mágh nEalta) is a small rural village in the north-west of County Meath in Ireland. Located 8km north of Kells, where it borders County Cavan and was part of the Kells Poor Law Union. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moynalty"
Navan (An Uaimh in Irish, meaning "The Cave") is the administrative Capital of County Meath, Ireland. Situated on the N3 National Primary Road, it is the 9th largest and fastest growing town in Ireland according to Census 2002 statistics which state the popultion of the town increased by 51.6% since the 1996 Census. The capital of the county used to be Trim. The town is also home to Tara Mines, Europe's largest lead and zinc mine. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Meath seat was located in Navan until a backlash occurred against the Bishop of Meath, it is now located in Mullingar, County Westmeath. ...more on Wikipedia about "Navan"
Nobber (An Obair in Irish) is a village in north County Meath in the Republic of Ireland. It is reputed to be the birthplace of the blind harpist Turlough O'Carolan. The name Nobber is thought to derive from Irish language terms. "An Obair" is the Irish form and means "The Work". This may be explained as a name given by the native Irish people as they observed Norman (see Normans) invaders building a moate fortification on the north of the village. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nobber"
Oldcastle (An Seanchaisleán an Fhásaigh in Irish) is a village in County Meath, Ireland. It is located in the west of the county near the border with Cavan, and has a population of only a few hundred. It is not far from the town of Kells. It has many thriving furniture and steel product companies in the area. These industries have attracted many foreigners to the area for work, mainly from Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, and Poland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oldcastle, County Meath"
Ratoath (Ráth Tó in Irish) is a rapidly expanding town in south east County Meath, Ireland.In the 1996 census, the population was recorded as 1,061. In the 2002 census, this showed a 257.6% increase to 3,794. This was the largest percentage increase in Ireland. The Broad Meadow (An Gabhair in Irish) flows through the town. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ratoath"
Skryne is a small village with a population of 1400 (Census 2002), situated on and around a hill between the N2 and N3 national primary roads in County Meath, Ireland.It is situated on the far side of the Gabhra valley from the Hill of Tara.This valley is sometimes referred to as the Tara-Skryne Valley. The Hill of Skryne is actually higher than the neighbouring Hill of Tara. A 15th century church, known locally as Skryne tower remains in good condition at the top of the hill and is visible from a large area of County Meath. At the foot of the tower is the renowned O'Connells pub and nearby horse stables, which both feature in the Guinness white christmas television advert which was run in Ireland and the UK in 2004 and 2005 and is planned to be shown annually. ...more on Wikipedia about "Skryne"
Slane (Baile Shláine in Irish) is an ancient town on the River Boyne in County Meath, Ireland. A local historic site, the Hill of Slane, includes the ruins of Slane Abbey and the restored Slane Castle which in recent years has held many pop concerts – most notably U2. ...more on Wikipedia about "Slane"
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Trim (Baile Átha Troim in Irish), is the traditional county town of County Meath in Ireland, although Meath's administrative centre is nowadays Navan. The town and its immediate environs were recorded in the census of 2002 as having a population of 5,894. ...more on Wikipedia about "Trim"
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