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Trim sits on an ancient ford of the River Boyne. In the 12C Hugh de Lacy, one of the knights who arrived with Strongbow and then made Lord of Meath by Henry II (1172), chose the town as his headquarters, with Parliament sitting there from time to time. To control his territory, which stretched from the Irish Sea to the River Shannon, he divided it into baronies which he granted to his knights.

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  • Castle Interesting

    R 158 IRL - Trim

    The magnificent ruins of this medieval castle stand on the south bank of the River Boyne. The entrance is through the east Tower, opposite Dublin Gate. The central keep, built between 1220 and 1225, consists of two great halls with sleeping accommoda..

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  • Cathedral

    Castle St. IRL - Trim

    This cathedral, now in ruins, was dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul. It was built in the early 13C to replace Clonard Church (south west), and burned by the Irish at the end of the 12C. Its founder, Simon of Rochfort, the first Anglo-Norman bis..

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  • Yellow Steeple

    High St. IRL - Trim

    Now a ruin, the "Yellow Steeple" from the late 14C gleams in the sun. It marks the site of an Augustine community, St. Mary's Abbey, founded by Saint Malachy of Armagh in the 12C near the spot where Saint Patrick landed in the 5C and conver..

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