Friday 23 March 2018

Extra copies of 'Field Names' being printed

The committee behind the beautiful publication 'The Field Names of County Meath' that was launched in June of this year has announced that they are printing an extra stock of books to meet Christmas demand.

This book has been very well received and the initial print run of 2,000 books have almost all been sold.

The book, printed in full colour, has a range of stunning photos of rural Meath showing many fields and interesting features within those fields. Many people were involved in taking these beautiful and well observed photos; each photographer is credited. Of course the content details all the information that was gathered about Meath field names, their history and lore. The field names were collected from townlands in every corner of the County. Many of the volunteers who helped to gather the field names have written short pieces on their experiences in helping with the project.

At over 400 pages this is a large book and retails at €20.

The project was supported by Meath Partnership, the FBD Trust, the Heritage Council and several local sponsors.

The book is widely available to buy in County Meath – in all branches of Meath library, at local bookstores and selected newsagents and also in several agri stores.

For people outside Meath the book can be ordered on with no additional post and packaging costs. For full details of book availability see the news section of the project website on or phone 087-2077622.

The book is available on sale at: All branches of Meath Library [Navan, Ashbourne, Athboy, Duleek, Dunboyne, Dunshaughlin, Kells, Nobber, Oldcastle, Rathcairn, Slane & Trim, McAuley's Grassmeal Office, Balrath, Kentstown, Brú na Bóinne / Newgrange Visitor Centre Gift Shop, Slane Farm Supplies, Collon Road, Slane, Sage and Stone, Duleek, Millmount Museum, Millmount, Drogheda, Eason's, Town Centre, West St, Drogheda, R.B. Daly's Auctioneers, Laurence St, Drogheda, Ardee Bookshop, Ardee, Co. Louth, An Grianán, Termonfeckin.

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