Getting There

Irish Rail (tel. 01/836-6222; provides daily train service between Dublin and Drogheda.

Bus Éireann (tel. 01/836-6111; operates daily express bus service to Slane and Navan in County Meath, and Collon and Drogheda in County Louth. Bus Éireann and Gray Line Tours (tel. 01/458-0054; offer seasonal sightseeing tours to Newgrange and the Boyne Valley for around €35 for an adult.

By car, take the N1 north from Dublin City to Drogheda, then the N51 west to Boyne Valley; the N2 northwest to Slane and east on the N51 to Boyne Valley; or the N3 northwest via Hill of Tara to Navan, and then east on the N51 to Boyne Valley.

Visitor Information

Contact the Dundalk Tourist Office, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, County Louth (tel. 042/933-5484); the Drogheda Tourist Office, Mayoralty Street, Drogheda, County Louth (tel. 041/983-7070); or the Bru na Boinne Center, Newgrange, Donore, County Meath (tel. 041/988-0300).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.