Place:


Slane  County Meath

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Slane like this:

Slane, par. and vil., N. co. Meath, on river Boyne, 2 miles NE. of Beauparc ry. sta. and 8 miles W. of Drogheda - par., 5947 ac., pop. 1124; vil., pop. 393; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has remains of an abbey and of the hermitage of St Eire, who founded the see of Slane at the beginning of the 6th century. Slane Castle, 1 mile W. of vil., is the seat of the Marquis of Conyngham.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Slane, in and County Meath | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/27650

Date accessed: 28th February 2024


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