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
spire of loyd

Spire of Loyd Open Sunday 20 Aug

Spire of Loyd, open to the public, Sunday 20 Aug from 12-4pm. Come and visit us on the Commons of ...

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guth gafa 2017

Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival 4 - 7 Aug

For more info and latest news please visit their website http://guthgafa.com/category/news/

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Spire of Loyd Open Bank Holiday Monday 7 Aug

Spire of Loyd, open to the public, Bank Holiday Monday 7 Aug from 12-4pm. Come and visit us on the ...

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Fashion Forward for Cancer 7 Sept

Join us for a fun night out in the wonderful Headfort Arms Hotel, on Thursday 7th September, drinks reception 7.00pm. ...

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moynalty steam threshing festival

Moynalty Steam Threshing Festival Sun 13 Aug

"Moynalty are hosting their 42nd annual Steam Threshing Festival. Fun filled day for all from Threshing displays to live concert ...

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wedding open evening

Wedding Open Evening Thurs 17 Aug

Come and see our new upgrades, packages and touches for your Wedding Day, full open house show around and Wedding ...

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pink ribbon launch

Lady Captain's Charity Lunch & Launch of Boyne Valley Pink Ribbon Walk Wed 23 Aug

"The 2017 Boyne Valley Pink Ribbon Walk will take place in Kells in County Meath on Sunday October 1st (more ...

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O'Carolan Harp Festival Nobber

O'Carolan Harp Festival 29 Sept - 1 Oct

Congratulations to all the harpers who attended last years festival. We saw a huge turnout of 84 harpers in competitions and workshops.- ...

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Boyne Valley Pink Ribbon Walk Sun 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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