Ireland is renowned for its mythical legends and one of the most well known is the story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the salmon of Knowledge. It is set in a time long ago before Christianity in Pagan Celtic Ireland where the high King sat on his throne at the hill of Tara. The nearby river Boyne was deemed magical by the Celts and named after their Goddess of water. The story has a twist in its tail of course and all of Ireland benefits from its happy conclusion.
The tour involves two parts, the first is outside in the open air at the riverbank in Navan whereby the story will be narrated while you enjoy the spectacular backdrop of the Boyne.
The second part is in an adjacent quintessential Irish pub where there will be a display of very interesting paraphernalia regarding the legend, then portions of the freshly cooked salmon to enjoy and an opportunity to drink the famous tipple of the Celts, a wine made from honey called Mead.
This is a fun, unique, informative and entertaining portrayal of a most celebrated tale from Ireland’s ancient storybook, delving deep into a colourful past where fables were told as lessons and inspirations for life.
Tour starts daily at 11:00 from The Ramparts, Navan. Tour duration 3hrs.