Other things to do in Kells

Kells Arts Club

Hinterland Voices
Kells Arts Club introduces members from Boyne and Lit Lab Writers Group. An exhilarating event. Also open mic. Friday Sept 10th at 7pm in O'Rourkes Bar outdoor area. Free event.

Kells Walk About Tours

Kells Walk-About tours will be available in September.

Times allocated are 11am & 2pm, however it is necessary to book in advance. Booking is through The Kells Courthouse Tourism & Cultural Hub on the Headfort Road. Phone Libby on 046-924 7508.

Kells Type Trail, now celebrating its 12th year, is an annual festival celebrating typography and lettering as a modern art form. Each year one word is interpreted in a series of art installations around Kells, this year's theme is the word ‘IDENTITY’. The Type Trail map is available to view online at: http://www.kellstypetrail.com/

Colmcille 1500 Kells

Come on a guided tour at dusk through illuminated outdoor spaces surrounded by the vivid colours evoked in the Book of Kells. Hear tales and insights into Colmcille the man, his royal ancestry, the copying of a book and the intriguing circumstances surrounding his exile to Iona in Scotland in 563. You will begin to understand why one man is so important to our national identity and cultural heritage. We are proud and inspired to celebrate his 1500th birthday in 2021. Tours begin at 9.30pm We meet at Kells Courthouse. The link to book a guided tour is https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/kells

The World History of Kells Tours

After Saint Colmcille's foundation of a monastery here in 551AD, under the protection of the Ui Neill High Kings Kells rose to become one of Ireland’s most influential political, religious and artistic centres, before eventually being consigned to historical obscurity after the Synod of Kells in 1152AD. Take a unique journey through the incredible 600 year Rise and Fall of Kells of the 100 Kings, the Splendour of Ireland. Twice daily tours, 3pm & 5pm from Kells Garda Station, Fair Green. €7.50pp Contact Chris on 085 775 0515 Find The World History of Kells on Facebook.

Sheridans Cheesemongers

The Old Forge Restaurant next to Virginia Road Station,
Pottlereagh,
Kells,
Co Meath

Every Saturday host a small market for local food producers; including their butcher, local fruit and veg grower and many more.
There is on-site parking for the shop and overflow parking available.