Trim Castle and the Hill of Tara

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Trim Castle.

     First on our itineray (yes folks we had an itineray because I am the most anal retentive impulsive person you will ever meet) was Trim Castle. The castle sits right next to the River Boyne and  you can see the remains of the old city walls around the property. It was built in 1173 by Hugh de Lacy who was a Norman night. We also found out that parts of Braveheart were filmed here. The castle ruins were awesome and there were great views out over the Boyne Valley from the top.

     After Trim Caslte we went to the Hill of Tara which was the spiritual and political center of Ireland until about the 11th century. Tara was the seat of the High Kings of Ireland; the place where they were crowned and later buried. It was very peaceful there with an almost otherwordly feel to it. We left the Hill of Tara all feeling the effects of 30 some odd hours without sleep and the headed to the Bed and Breakfast Tigh Cathain in Trim and it  was exactly what I expected an Irish B and B to look like. 

Aditu says:
Thank you! I still have some more to write but have just not done it lately.
Posted on: Nov 17, 2006
nonna says:
Great blog and I love the "anal retentive impulsive person" phrase. Can't wait to see more of your writing.
Posted on: Nov 17, 2006
Aditu says:
LMAO!!!
Posted on: Sep 23, 2006
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Trim Castle.
Trim Castle.
Looking out at Trim from the top o…
Looking out at Trim from the top …
One of the buildings used in the f…
One of the buildings used in the …
Hill of Tara.
Hill of Tara.
The Mound of Hostages at the Hill …
The Mound of Hostages at the Hill…
Tigh Cathain.
Tigh Cathain.
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