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Great place for a stop to unwind

This place brings you back centuries...it's very historical and you feel you're walking on history... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
johnbrownes6000
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Navan, Ireland
Donaghmore Round Tower

Great place to visit for its grave sites. The graves , crosses and tower tell an interesting story... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Hugary1
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Sydney, Australia
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N51, Navan, Ireland
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 25, 2016

A must for persons who like round towers and old remains of churches,also family plots of local people. it is well worth a visit just outside town of Navan on Slane road .

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Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

I worked on the road beside this tower and i have no doubt that this is the beginning/entrance to one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. The boyne valley from this point to drogheda will incorporate the beauty of Killarney, with myth and legend,...More

1  Thank Rex-Banner-2012
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This place brings you back centuries...it's very historical and you feel you're walking on history. Very peaceful.lots of parking and an unusual sight. Loved it.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Great place to visit for its grave sites. The graves , crosses and tower tell an interesting story of faith and travel in that era of Irish history. It was the way the illiterate locals could learn about the faith. If driving it also has...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Lovely round tower in a peaceful graveyard just off the N51. Plenty of parking available and with it being within a graveyard free to enter. Make sure you pay your respects to the unnamed croppy on your way through.

1  Thank Stew D
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This was yet another great stop in County Meath for us. We had already seen the monastic site in Kells and adding this site in Navan was easy to do. Both attractions complemented one another nicely. Like so many of the sites I saw in...More

1  Thank Cuchisco
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Nice place to visit for a bit of local history. One or two information plaques dotted about explaining what the sites are and there is ample car parking. Bear in mind that this is a cemetery also, so please visit with respect.

1  Thank Meath_Explorer
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Handy stop off if youre passing, its a round tower and a ruined church in a graveyard. nice views of the surrounding countryside.

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

During a recent trip to Co Meath we discovered this charming little graveyard with the remains of a church and an exquisite round tower. A peaceful place and well worth a short visit.

Thank Clare A
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This little graveyard is worth the stop along Ireland's Ancient East, as the round tower is perfectly preserved.

Thank LisaLovesToExplore
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We stopped to see this on the way to another castle. A typical Irish cemetery. I didn't see anything that explained what the tower was used for, but I assumed it was part of a church.

Thank RalphL660
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The whole Meath/Louth area is a treasure trove for tourists and locals alike. I've spent many days visiting historically important places close to Dublin. Today I went to Donaghmore Round Tower which was built in the 11th or 12th century on what is thought to...More

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