Ireland’s Ancient East

WELCOME TO 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. Colmcille and his monks contributed to keeping the light of learning alive in Europe during its Dark Ages.

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Home of the Book of Kells

Arts & Culture

Once home to the best artists, sculptors, illuminators and other artists, Kells is once more re-establishing itself as the centre of arts & culture in the Boyne Valley & Ireland’s Ancient East

Latest Events
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Kells by Candlelight

Join us as we bring Kells to light by candlelight for Christmas. Be there when the monks at St.Colmcille's house give ...

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Culture Night Friday 22 Sep

"To mark Culture Night, join us to celebrate the recently launched book of poems, Cabaret, by Nerys Williams. This eagerly ...

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Chocolate Making (21st September)

Slow Food Dublin are delighted to bring The Proper Chocolate Company to Headfort Arms on September 21st as part of ...

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Boyne Valley Pink Ribbon Walk Sunday 1 Oct

Info from www.pinkribbonwalk.ie: Check In You can collect your t-shirt and race number at the Check-In Morning at the Parish Hall (Church Car ...

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Deirdre O'Kane - 1Dee Saturday 7 Oct

"Deirdre O'Kane comedy show 1Dee Headfort Arms Irish comedy’s prodigal daughter has made a long-awaited return to her stand up roots, ...

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Kells Local Heroes Table Quiz Friday 13 Oct

Kells Local Heroes will hold its annual Winter Table Quiz League commencing in September. Each quiz will take place in The ...

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Spire of Loyd Open Bank Holiday Monday 30 Oct

Spire of Loyd open to the public on Monday 30 Oct from 12-4pm. Come and visit us on the Commons ...

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Trevor Smith & Friends In Low Places (Saturday 11 Nov)

Garth Brooks Tribute Show. Tickets 20 Euro on ticketstop.ie

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Kells Local Heroes Table Quiz Friday 17 Nov

Kells Local Heroes will hold its annual Winter Table Quiz League commencing in September. Each quiz will take place in The ...

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Kells Local Heroes Table Quiz Friday 8 Dec

Kells Local Heroes will hold its annual Winter Table Quiz League commencing in September. Each quiz will take place in The ...

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