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<br /> An International Trade Reference Guide<br /> Edition 1<br /> DRAMATIC<br /> AWE INSPIRING<br /> SAFE & EASY<br /> 2<br /> STIMULATING<br /> MAGICAL<br /> AUTHENTIC<br /> 3<br /> 4<br /> Fáilte Ireland contact:<br /> Deirdre Byrne<br /> International Leisure Sales<br /> leisuresales@failteireland.ie<br /> 00 353 1 8847143<br /> CONTENTS<br /> Our Story 06<br /> Map of Ireland’s Ancient East 07<br /> Four Themes<br /> Ancient Ireland 08<br /> Early Christian Ireland 14<br /> Medieval Ireland 24<br /> Anglo Ireland 36<br /> Suggested Programme 48<br /> List of OPW sites 52<br /> Ancient Sites to Explore<br /> when in Ireland’s Ancient East 62<br /> Overview of Accommodation <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=1"> An International Trade Reference Guide Edition 1</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=2"> DRAMATIC AWE INSPIRING SAFE & EASY </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=3"> STIMULATING MAGICAL AUTHENTIC 3</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=4"> 4</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=5"> Fáilte Ireland contact: Deirdre Byrne Internation</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=6"> OUR STORY IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST... YOUR OWN IM</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=7"> TB HA TTLE OF E BOYNE TRIM CASTLE BRÚ NA BÓIN</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=8"> 8</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=9"> ANCIENT IRELAND THE DAWN OF CIVILISATION </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=10"> ANCIENT IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=11"> Brú na Bóinne is one of the largest and most impo</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=12"> ANCIENT IRELAND NEW AND LESS KNOWN THINGS TO SEE</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=13"> Electric Bike Adventures in THE Boyne Valley Rock</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=14"> EARLY CHRISTIAN THE GOLDEN AGE OF IRELAND </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=15"> EARLY CHRISTIAN IRELAND THE GOLDEN A</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=16"> EARLY CHRISTIAN IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=17"> CLIMB A ROUND TOWER The 33 metre high Round Tower</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=18"> EARLY CHRISTIAN IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=19"> CAHIR CASTLE Cahir, Co. Tipperary Once the stron</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=20"> EARLY CHRISTIAN IRELAND GREAT THINGS NEW AN</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=21"> St Brigid’s Cathedral Round Tower Tully Road, Kil</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=22"> EARLY CHRISTIAN IRELAND FESTIVALS & EVENTS </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=23"> WORLD’S OLDEST LIGHTHOUSE Ireland’s earliest know</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=24"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=25"> MEDIVEAL IRELAND FROM RAIDERS TO SETTLERS</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=26"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=27"> Reginald’s Tower Reginald’s Tower, The Quay, Wate</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=28"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=29"> Kilkenny Castle The Parade, Kilkenny City A 12th</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=30"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=31"> Medieval walking Tours Kilkenny Tourist Office, R</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=32"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=33"> Medieval tour with Kilkenny Cycling Tours The Old</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=34"> MEDIEVAL IRELAND NEW AND LESS KNOWN THINGS TO SE</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=35"> FESTIVALS & EVENTS Wicklow Arts Fes</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=36"> 36</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=37"> ANGLO IRELAND LAND, LIFE AND LIBERTY </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=38"> ANGLO IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=39"> Castletown House Celbridge, Co. Kildare “This I </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=40"> ANGLO IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=41"> Killruddery House Southern Cross, Bray, Co. Wickl</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=42"> ANGLO IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=43"> The Titanic Trail Guided Walking Tour of Cobh Mel</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=44"> ANGLO IRELAND GREAT THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=45"> NEW AND LESS KNOWN THINGS TO SEE AND DO </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=46"> ANGLO IRELAND NEW AND LESS KNOWN THINGS TO SEE A</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=47"> FESTIVALS & EVENTS </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=48"> Ireland’s Ancient East Sample Programme 5,000 ye</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=49"> Full details such as contact details, travelling </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=50"> Ireland’s Ancient East Sample Programme DAY </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=51"> Stop at Granville Thomas Meagher Bar for lunch </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=52"> List of Office of Public Works (OPW) IN IRELAND’S</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=53"> For details of the sites which have visitor facil</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=54"> LIST OF OPW SITES IN IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST C</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=55"> An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=56"> LIST OF OPW SITES IN IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST F</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=57"> The castle was built in the 13th century, possibl</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=58"> LIST OF OPW SITES IN IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=59"> A 12th century castle remodelled in Victorian tim</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=60"> LIST OF OPW SITES IN IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST S</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=61"> This collegiate church, was built in the late 13t</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=62"> ANCIENT SITES TO EXPLORE WHEN IN IRELAND’S ANCIEN</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=63"> OVERVIEW OF ATTRACTIONS Attractions </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=64"> COACH PARKING FACILITIES County Loc</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=65"> County Location </a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=66"> OFFICE LOCATIONS Asia Hub JAFZA 18, 1st F</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=67"> USA 345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 101</a> <a title="Irelands Ancient East page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ecffd9b8?page=68"> </a>