Hollywood blockbusters and ancient seat of Cistercian learning….....

Bective Abbey near Trim in Co. Meath was founded in 1147 . It has been home for the Cisterian order and is the daughter house to Old Mellifont Abbey near Drogheda.

In 1955, Rock Hudson filmed Captain Lightfoot and in 1995, Braveheart was filmed here and also at Trim Castle.

More recently, the medieval tale,  The Last Duel was filmed there starring Ben Afleck and Matt Damon.

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Get a true insight into what makes Ireland so irresistible to international visitors since the first flying boat flew into Foynes on the river Shannon in the 1930s.

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Come with us on a full day guided tour visitimg the jewels of Ireland’s Ancient East, the Hill of Tara. Newgrange, Mellifont Abbey and Hill of Slane.

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The outstanding beauty of this area, the intoxicating remoteness, the serene sense of calm belies the stark fact that these remnants of past lives, these portals into the past.

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The outstanding beauty of this area, the intoxicating remoteness, the serene sense of calm belies the stark fact that these remnants of past lives, these portals into the past

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The outstanding beauty of this area, the intoxicating remoteness, the serene sense of calm belies the stark fact that these remnants of past lives, these portals into the past

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