A minted weekend in Dunboyne

Ruth O’Connor took herself off to the Royal County for a luxurious taste of contemporary country life

20th March, 2016
The hotel’s master bedroom

Mud-spattered and victorious, riding high and noble on their mounts, the 40 riders and dogs follow the hunt along the backroads of Dunboyne, Co Meath. Further on, we meet more riders – teenagers this time, out for a casual Sunday trot.

It’s hard to believe all this resplendent Irish country life is happening only a 15-minute drive from the suburban mecca that is Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. And if, when you’re parked up and getting your weekend...

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