Why Visit Ireland’s Ancient East?
In these lush, green lands, tales of feuding dynasties hide behind crumbling gothic architecture; ghostly tombs predate the pyramids; and knights, kings, monks and Vikings loom large in incredible stories.
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.
An exciting visitor experience that will transport you from the Boyne Valley in the North East, south through medieval Kilkenny and Viking Waterford, and onward to beautiful East Cork; this is 5,000 years of history. This is Ireland’s Ancient East.