Must see attractions in Counties Meath, Louth, Cavan & Monaghan

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    Market Cross

    Until 1996, when it was relocated outside the courthouse on Headfort Pl, the Market Cross had stood for centuries in Cross St, at the heart of the town…

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    Wellington Column

    The local burghers dedicated this column to Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, in recognition of his impressive career: after defeating…

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    Magdalene Tower

    The 14th-century Magdalene Tower is the bell tower of a Dominican friary founded in 1224. It was here that England's King Richard II, accompanied by a…

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    Dundalk's courthouse is a photogenic neo-Gothic building with large Doric pillars. The interior is closed to the public. In the front square is the stone…

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    St Laurence's Gate

    Astride the eastwards extension of the town's main street is the 13th-century St Laurence's Gate, the finest surviving portion of the city walls (which…

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    Tara Visitor Centre

    A former Protestant church (with a window by acclaimed stained-glass artist the late Evie Hone) is home to Tara's visitor centre, which screens a 20…

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    St Patrick's Cathedral

    The richly decorated 19th-century St Patrick's Cathedral was modelled on King's College Chapel in Cambridge, England. Hours can vary depending on services…

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    Butter Gate

    The 13th-century Butter Gate, just northwest of Millmount, has a distinctive tower and an arched passageway.