November 7th, 2004

Castle Trim and the Hill of Tara.

Trim is located on the River Boyne, in the interior of Ireland.
In the late 13th century, the Great Hall was built for entertaining outside the keep.
The ruins of St. Mary's Abbey (a 12th century Augustinian monastery) can be seen from the castle.
Erica proceeding down to the River Gate.
The Keep of Castle Trim, a late 12th century Anglo-Norman stronghold.
The Barbican Gate.
From the bridge over the River Boyne.
Trim Castle from the hill of St. Mary's Abbey.
The Hill of Tara - ancient seat of power for the Irish Kings - with a more modern burial.
There are also bronze age burial grounds on the hill.
This hill has been a special place in Ireland for several thousand years.