Attractions

Historic Site in Slane

Hill of Slane

About 1km north of Slane village is the Hill of Slane, a fairly plain-looking mound that stands out only for its association with a thick slice of Celto-Christian mythology. According to legend, St Patrick lit a pas…
Castle in Slane

Slane Castle

Still the private residence of Henry Conyngham, Earl of Mountcharles, Slane Castle is best known for its outdoor concerts with massive rock-royalty names: Bon Jovi, Eminem, U2, the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Oasis …
Museum in Slane

Ledwidge Museum

This quaint cottage, 1km east of Slane on the N51, was the birthplace of poet Francis Ledwidge (1887–1917). A keen political activist, Ledwidge was thwarted in his efforts to set up a local Gaelic League branch, but…
Distillery in Slane

Slane Distillery

Triple cask matured whiskey made on site at Slane Castle was first released in 2017. The castle's 18th-century horse stables are home to a new visitor experience, with tours and tastings.