Archery in the Boyne Valley

  • March 2015
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It is evening as I write this and the archery course is in full swing in our indoor facility here in Boyne Valley Central. I can hear the thunk of arrows flying into butts and cheers when someone hits the target. It sounds like Jim, our Olympic archery instructor,  is  putting a group through their

Boats of the Boyne

  • January 2015
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  Boats of the Boyne This time of the year when I go out for my morning paddle, the river is full and steady and quiet. I have the water to myself, apart from the odd heron or duck. Drifting by ruins and castles in the fog, I often wonder about the different types of

Traditions of Brigid in the Boyne Valley

  • February 2014
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As Storm Brigid passes over Ireland leaving a trail of demolition and floods in her wake, it got me thinking about the name of the storm and its links with the Irish female patron saint. History St Brigid, like Patrick, was a blow-in to Ireland. She started off as a Scottish slave in Louth in the