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Boyle Travel guide
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Boyle, located on the river of the same name, is overlooked by the Curlew Hills to the North. An ideal place for coarse trout fishing and line fishing, this is the main town of the northern half of the county in a region that was once known as Moylurg. In 1617, the land belonging to the MacDermots, the nobility of Moylurg, was given to Sir John King. His fourth son, Edward, who disappeared at sea in 1636 during a crossing between England and Ireland, inspired Milton's Lycidas.
Tourist attractions Boyle : Things to see and do
Main Street IRL - Boyle
King House stands at the eastern end of the main street. This residence was probably designed for Sir Henry King by William Halfpenny, one of Edward Lovett Pearce's assistants, around 1730. A fourth wing was probably intended to close the courtyard. ..
N 4 IRL - Boyle
In the 18C, numerous ornamental trees were planted in this 350 ha park, landscaped by Humphry Repton. A nature trail leads past the Wishing Chair and over the Fairy Bridge, built in 1836 out of local stone, ending up in the Bog Garden, where an abund..
Bridge Street IRL - Boyle
The ruins belong to a Cistercian institution founded in 1161 by monks from Mellifont. The church is a remarkable example of Saint Benedict's preferred architecture: an amalgam of the Romanesque and the Gothic. Its buildings were damaged by Cromwell's..