Saturday June 6, 2020

Hidden jewels at Ireland’s heart

Regional focus: the midlands

17th July, 2016
Racehorse trainer Ciaran Murphy at Charlestown Stud in Mullingar, Co Westmeath Pic: Barry Cronin

Most people know it as the place you pass through to get to somewhere else. But the midlands is working hard to establish itself in the public mind as a region of substance

During a rest from my extensive travels through the midlands, I enjoy some delicious homemade rhubarb tart in Jane O’Reilly’s coffee shop in Fore, Co Westmeath. She fills me in on the seventh-century history of the magnificent valley with its famous seven...

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