- County Meath
Popular Surnames: Farrelly, Dunne, Clarke, Mahon, Reilly, Smith, Mooney, Brady
County Meath is located in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. The county is packed full of history. Newgrange, one of Ireland’s most famous landmarks, is located in county Meath. Newgrange is a Stone Age monument that was built by farmers over 5,200 years ago. Inside, you can find a passage that leads into a chamber. Each year at dawn on the Winter Solstice, the sun lines up with the passage to illuminate the chamber inside. Visitors to Meath also enjoy seeing Trim Castle. The castle was built in 1172 and is simply jaw dropping. It’s no wonder that the creators of the movie thriller ‘Braveheart’ chose to film the movie there! Trim Castle is well worth a look and is really magical place to take a picnic! Of course, if you’re after adventure, you’ll have to take the kids to Tayto Park! Tayto is a brand of potato chips in Ireland and they have recently opened a huge adventure park in Meath. You can zipline, take a ride on the teacups or if you’re really an adrenaline junky, you can take a ride on Europe’s largest wooden rollercoaster! It’s a lot of fun for the whole family! So if you ever find yourself in Meath, you’ll have more than enough to explore and enjoy! County Meath is also home to Biddy Murphy suppliers.