Donore , historically Dunower, is a small village near Drogheda in County Meath, Ireland. It lies on the MeathâLouth border in the Boyne Valley on the road between Drogheda and the BrÃº na BÃ³inne heritage site. Donore is only 2 km from the visitors' centre at BrÃº na BÃ³inne. During the late 17th century, the village was used as a defensive position by the Jacobite army of King James II against King William III during the Battle of the Boyne . The village has undergone much growth in recent years as a result of its location near the recent extension of the M1 motorway.
The village has a pub and restaurant, shops, a pharmacy, a take-away and a hairdresser.
The local gaelic football team is called St Mary's.
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Donore, Co. Meath, Ireland
Newgrange is undoubtedly one of Irelands most significant and most spectacular passage-grave (a passage tomb covered by a large mound). It dates from 3000BC. It has also the special quality in that on every 21 December the sun shines directly through it,
Main Street, Donore, Co. Meath
Next to world-famous Newgrange and the scene of Battle of the Boyne, this friendly guest house offers an Irish bar, good food and comfortable rooms a 5-minute drive from Drogheda. Dalys Inn is in the historic village of Donore.
Sheephouse, Donore, Co.Meath, Ireland, Donore, Co. Meath
Sheephouse Country Courtyard is set in the pretty countryside between Donore and the Medieval town of Drogheda. These beautiful houses open onto private patios with views of the surrounding Boyne Valley.
Donore, Newgrange, Meath, Co. Meath
Located in the heart of the Boyne Valley, the Lodge is a restored farmhouse overlooking the spectacular UNESCO site of Newgrange and Bru Na Boinne visitors centre.