This tour brings you through some of the oldest sites in Ireland including the Hill of Tara which dates back to the Neolithic period (roughly 5,000 years ago). Newgrange today is a popular tourist site and is "unhesitatingly regarded as the great national monument of Ireland" and as one of the most important megalithic structures in Europe, both these sites are older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian Pyramids. The Battle of the Boyne was a battle in 1690 between the Catholic James II and the Protestant William III of England this took place in the beautiful Boyne valley just outside Drogheda, then onto Slane Castle built in 1785 is now a popular concert venue with Its sloping lawns form a natural amphitheatre, also there are many large country houses worthy of seeing