Visiting Kells



Visiting Kells
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WELCOME TO KELLS


Visiting Kells
One of the most unique and special destinations in the world, Kells welcomes you to come and explore and become a part of its special story.

Kells is on the World Heritage Tentative List - and for very good reasons.  It was once known as the "Splendour of Ireland" and St. Columcille and his monks contributed to keeping the light of learning alive in Europe during its Dark Ages.
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 KELLS - IN IRELAND'S ANCIENT EAST

SEE & DO IDEAS
Step off the beaten track and lose yourself in the rich history, local culture and stories found in the Boyne Valley - here are a few tasters to get you going!
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Kells Heritage Audio App

Take yourself round the points of the Kells Historic Trail using the fantastic Audio App!
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Ciaran's Well & Monastery

Not far from Kells is Castlekieran with a 7th century monastery and a holy well worth a visit!
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Village of Moynalty

Visit one of the 12 most Beautiful Villages in Ireland! (Magh-nealta, "the plain of the flocks")
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The Spire of Lloyd

Climb the 164-step spiral staircase of Ireland's only inland lighthouse!
 
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Teltown/Donaghpatrick

Visit one of Ireland's most sacred ritual sites, place of the Aonach Tailteann, and the pre-Olympic Games of Ireland.
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National Heritage Week 2019

2019 theme is "Share a Story - Make a Connection" - find out what events are on during National Heritage Week 2019
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KELLS - A TOWN OF FESTIVALS

27th - 30th June 2019

The Hinterland Festival

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20th - 21st July 2019

Tough Mudder

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2nd - 4th August 2019

St. Kieran's Festival

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11th October 2019

Pink Ribbon Boyne Walk
 

Throughout 2019

Boyne Valley Food Flavours
 

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14th - 16 June 2019

Kells International Road Races

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Want to add your Festival here - contact us!

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Want to add your Festival here - contact us!

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Whats On in Kells & Environs

Kells Type Trail
27th June 2019
Launch 19:00 on 27th June
Through 23rd August 2019
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Pink Ribbon Walk
11th October 2019
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Autumn Wedding Show
30th September 2019
Headfort Arms Hotel
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