A beautiful manorial village built around a crossroads, the central focus of the village is the four fine Georgian houses facing each other where the N2 and the N51 roads meet. Slane was planned by the Conynghams. A short distance from the village isSlane Castle, an imposing castellated mansion with towers and embattled parapets, built on a beautiful site overlooking the river valley. It is the home of Lord Henry, Earl of Mountcharles and has become a famous as a concert venue, the surrounding grounds boasting a natural amphitheater of immense size. The castle was ravaged by an accidental fire in 1991.

 Activities in Slane

Department Stores
Mary McDonnell Craft Studio

Game Fishing
Rossin Slane Angling Club


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