Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Trim

Trim Castle

Proof of Trim's medieval importance, this remarkably preserved edifice was Ireland's largest Anglo-Norman fortification. Hugh de Lacy founded Trim Castle in 1173, but it was destroyed by Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair, Irela…
Top Choice Cathedral in Trim

St Patrick's Cathedral Church

That huge steeple you see belongs to St Patrick's Cathedral Church, parts of which dates to the 15th century, although it wasn't granted cathedral status until 1955. Take a look at the beautiful stained-glass window…
Ruins in Trim

St Mary's Abbey & Talbot Castle

Across the River Boyne from Trim Castle are the ruins of the 12th-century Augustinian St Mary's Abbey, rebuilt after a fire in 1368 and once home to a wooden statue of Our Lady of Trim, revered by the faithful for i…
Ruins in Trim

Newtown Ruins

About 1.5km east of town on Lackanash Rd are the ruins of the former Parish Church of Newtown Clonbun, the Cathedral of Sts Peter & Paul and 18th-century Newtown Abbey.Southeast across the river is the Crutched …
Monument in Trim

Wellington Column

The local burghers dedicated this column to Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, in recognition of his impressive career: after defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, the Iron Duke went on to becom…